Mountain Lion Poached; Game and Fish Seeking Information

Mountain Lion Poached; Game and Fish Seeking Information

ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs Game Warden Andy Roosa is looking for information or tips concerning a mountain lion that was shot and left near the Utah state line on Saturday, October 24.

The collared animal was discovered October 26 on the south side of Tepee Mountain. The mountain lion had been shot once and no part of the animal was taken.

Mountain lion hunters are required to present the skull and pelt of harvested lions to Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel within 72 hours for registration. 

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Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Stop Poaching Hotline at (877) WGFD-TIP. Reports can also be submitted online at wgfd.wyo.gov, by texting TIP411 using keyword WGFD, or calling Roosa directly at (307) 350-4204.