Dead Mountain Lion Found near Nimrod

Dead Mountain Lion Found near Nimrod Click to Enlarge

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A mountain lion was found Friday morning near Nimrod. The adult cat weight nearly 150 pounds. Jesse Koskiniemi of Nimrod took photos of the cat, including a photo showing how big they can get:


He tells the Wadena Pioneer Journal that the mountain lion had been around for years and that he and his neighbors have multiple photos of it. According to the Minnesota DNR, adult male mountain lions can reach up to 200 pounds while females usually weigh up to 110 pounds.

The lion found in Nimrod is believed to have been hit by a car.

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