Ah mountain lion attacked Missouri conservation officials said he managed to escape after that.
The Missouri Department of Conservation said it was first notified of the mountain lion collision around 8:30 pm on Monday, January 23.
“No one was hurt, but the puma was clearly injured and passed out,” officials said. “In the end, he fled the scene.”
Conservation officials confirmed it was a cougar who had been attacked, but were unable to locate the large cat. I searched.
Mountain Lion was attacked on Highway T and Old Highway 100 a few miles north of Villa Ridge. in franklin county.
Experts said if you see the animal, don’t go near it. Officials say keep a safe distance and call your local law enforcement or the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Officials don’t know the mountain lion’s exact size, gender or age, but they shared photos of it on the road.
“Hopefully conservation[agents]can find it,” said Tiffany Mitchell Door. mountain lion pictures said on Facebook before it ran away.
According to the department’s post, this mountain lion is the third confirmed sighting in the department’s St. Louis area since 2011.
These cougars are believed to have migrated to Missouri from western state populations. Young males can travel hundreds of miles to claim their own territory.