Thursday, 7 August 2014
NEWSLINK: Cougar fatally injures Spokane-area horse; hunt for big cat is on
DEER LAKE, Wash. — Wildlife officers are hunting a cougar that fatally attacked a horse near Deer Lake, about 30 miles north of Spokane.
State Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Pam Taylor said the horse suffered severe front leg injuries Tuesday and had to be euthanized.
Taylor told The Spokesman-Review a tracker with hounds was called in Wednesday but was unsuccessful. If caught, the cougar will be killed.