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

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.