Colorado officials remove mountain lion from underneath family's back deck
The cat was removed from a neighborhood in Boulder after a pet dog discovered it under a deck
Parks and Wildlife officers in Colorado have removed a mountain lion from a neighborhood in Boulder. A family's pet dog discovered the large cat underneath their back deck and alerted them Sunday morning.
Officers arrived on the scene and successfully tranquilized the mountain lion, according to a statement from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department. Once it was safe to do so, the officers removed the cat and transported it to a remote area in Larimer County, where it was released.