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Cougars take bite out of Montana wolf research

cougar, mountain lion. (Associated Press)
cougar, mountain lion. (Associated Press)

PREDATORS -- Why would a mountain lion want to mess with a wolf? 

That's what a Montana wildlife researcher is wondering as mountain lions take a toll on the radio-collared wolves she's trying to follow through the Bitterroot Mountains.

The risk of injury doesn't seem worth the benefit for an animal that can simply climb a tree and watch the wolf world pass buy. 

Here's the story from the Ravali Republic.



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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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