Trails reopen after search for mountain lion
Updated On: Dec 23 2012 01:32:09 PM CST
Officials with the Division of Wildlife said they have reopened the trails in Cheyenne Mountain Park after a search for a mountain lion.
Division of Wildlife spokesman Michael Seraphin said there were two mountain lion encounters reported Friday.
Division of Parks and Wildlife spokesman Michael Seraphin said a man jogging in the park encountered the animal that had a deer carcass about 30 feet away from a trail on Friday. A female jogger encountered the same mountain lion and ran. She was slightly injured when the mountain lion chased her before returning to the carcass.
A park ranger responded and shot at the animal. Officials did not find blood or the mountain lion during a search Saturday morning.
Officials said they closed the trails as a precaution while they searched for the mountain lion Saturday. Seraphin said he mountain lion most likely left the park.
The trails reopened Sunday morning.
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