There’s Been A Rise In Mountain Lion Encounters In Idaho This Winter After Heavy Snow Storms

Most of the time, we Idahoans are proud to live in a state with so much wildlife. However, we also like to keep our distance from said wildlife when we can! According to reports by Idaho Fish and Game, there’s been a marked rise in mountain lion encounters this winter, specifically in the Wood River Valley. Scroll on to learn about what’s causing these animal encounters and what to do if you experience one yourself.

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Whoa! Mountain lion encounters are no joke. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below, and stay safe out there!