Mountain Lion That Killed Horse Eludes Trappers

Wildlife advocates in Nederland, Colo., are opposing a Division of Wildlife plan to trap and kill a mountain lion suspected of killing a Miniature Horse near Nederland.

Jennifer Churchill, spokeswoman for the Division of Wildlife, said the mountain lion appears to have lost its fear of humans and is dangerous.

Wendy Keefover-Ring of Sinapu said the animal isn't to blame. She said the owner of the horse should not have left it out at night in a pasture in area inhabited by predators.

She said if the animal is captured it should be moved.

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