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Published November 28, 2009, 08:25 PM

Mountain Lion Killed In Bismarck

Police have shot a mountain lion that wandered inside the Bismarck city limits.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

Police have shot a mountain lion that wandered inside the Bismarck city limits.

The 100-pound male was killed near the former Home Depot building about 7:30 p.m. Friday.

A man called the North Dakota Game and Fish Department after he and family members saw the cougar cross a street and go into a vacant lot. Two wardens asked for assistance from police, who shot the animal with a shotgun while it sat on a rock pile.

Wardens are still determining its age, where it came from and why it was in city limits.

Warden Bruce Burkett said there is no concern of another mountain lion being in the area.

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