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Farmer Shoots Mountain Lion In Cattle Pasture

Missouri has another confirmed sighting of a mountain lion.

Missouri has another confirmed sighting of a mountain lion. And this time, there's a body to prove it.

The state Department of Conservation says a mountain lion was shot and killed Sunday night by a farmer in northwest Missouri's Ray County.

The animal was a young male that showed no sign of having been held in captivity. It weighed 115 lbs. and was a little over feet from its nose to the tip of its tail. Dogs had forced the mountain lion into a tree near where cattle were grazing.

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