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If you live in Montana, your neighbors are wolves, lions and bears

Mountain Lion (Cougar) - Montana FWP
Mountain Lion (Cougar) – Montana FWP

Here’s a reminder that bears aren’t the only critter you should not be baiting onto your property . . .

Jamie Jonkel couldn’t help but smile a couple of weeks ago when a report of a trio of mountain lions near a Florence school bus stop hit the news.

The longtime Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wildlife management specialist had seen it happen before.

“Those lions at Tie Chute were seen way at the upper end of the road,” Jonkel said. “It wasn’t near a bus stop. The man who made the report had just put his kids on the bus and he was on his way back home when he saw them.”

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