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    Colo. mountain lion snatches dog from sleeping owners' bedroom, leaves pet's dead body outside -- chicagotribune.com

    IDLEDALE, Colo. (AP) _ A mountain lion crept through an open door into a house outside Denver, snatched a Labrador retriever from a bedroom where two people were sleeping and left the dog's dead body outside, wildlife managers said Tuesday.

    No one else was hurt. Officials didn't know how many other people were in the home about 14 miles southwest of Denver.

    Wildlife officials later trapped the 130-pound male cat using the dog's body as bait and fatally shot it.

    Colorado Division of Wildlife spokesman Tyler Baskfield said the cat entered the house through open French doors early Monday and fled with the Labrador after the owners woke up.




    "The people got up and looked around and saw the mountain lion's tail leaving the house," Baskfield said.

    He declined to release the homeowners' names.

    The owners agreed to use the dog's body for bait. Baskfield said mountain lions often stash their kills and return for them later.

    Although wild animals ranging from raccoons to bears might amble in through open doors and windows, "it is kind of strange for a large predator like that to come that close to the house," Baskfield said.

    Colorado has an estimated 3,000 to 7,000 mountain lions.

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    Oh,how horrible! Please close the damn doors!
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    ^^No shit!! At least have a screen or something. Man...this sucks.

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    why didnt they shut and lock the damn door

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    soooo they shoot the mountain lion b/c these dumbasses were too stupid to shut their doors.

    WE are invading THEIR territory, not vice versa! they were here first before the giant McMansions were built on their habitat... if you know you have wild animals around, then take precautions!
    i love how this was the animal's fault, so let's shoot it. 'cause there won't be any more of THEM around! ugh.

    it's stories like this that make me hate humans.

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    Wow.. imagine waking up to that staring at you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elphie View Post
    soooo they shoot the mountain lion b/c these dumbasses were too stupid to shut their doors.

    WE are invading THEIR territory, not vice versa! they were here first before the giant McMansions were built on their habitat... if you know you have wild animals around, then take precautions!
    i love how this was the animal's fault, so let's shoot it. 'cause there won't be any more of THEM around! ugh.

    it's stories like this that make me hate humans.
    I was going to say the same thing! What's wrong with catch and release?

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    the same thing is happening in BC right now. 2 bears have been shot for "invading" the neighborhood (in the mountains btw) where ppl are NOT bear-proofing their food/garbage.

    it makes me crazy! you stupid ppl!!!

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