Monday, November 14, 2016

A Mountain Lion in Corrales?

The damndest thing:
Barker said a Game and Fish employee told her they are aware of a male mountain lion from the Socorro area who roams up and down the Bosque monthly.

“They're guessing it was him that had made it up along the Bosque and had crossed over into Corrales," she said.

New Mexico Game and Fish did not return calls for comment.

Tammy Schmidt, the curator of animals at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo, said male mountain lions are known to roam in areas from 10 to 300 square miles, usually hunting their preferred meal: deer.

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