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Watch Idaho Fish and Game release an angry mountain lion from a trap

Fish and Game officers release a trapped mountain lion

Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers recorded a video while releasing a mountain lion from a trap in the Clearwater Region. At least two mountain lions have been released after being inadvertently trapped by licensed trappers. "Mountain lion
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Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers recorded a video while releasing a mountain lion from a trap in the Clearwater Region. At least two mountain lions have been released after being inadvertently trapped by licensed trappers. "Mountain lion

A mountain lion got stuck in a trap in a tree earlier this month — and Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers were called to release the angry cat. You can watch the video above.

Mountain lions can be hunted in Idaho but there is no trapping season for them. This is one of at least two recent incidents in which mountain lions were inadvertently caught in traps.

Here’s more from Fish and Game about how it handles run-ins with mountain lions.

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