Mountain Lion Killed In Idaho Springs, Colorado

Setting the record straight... this photo has been circulating with all sorts of made up tales. Here are the facts about this photo:

  • This mountain lion was killed in Idaho Springs, Colorado in January of 2012.
  • Two men were in this camp, pictured, on a legal bow hunt.
  • The man on the left is 5'5 tall.
  • The man on the right killed the lion.
  • The mountain lion weighed in at 160lbs.

That's it! Any other details or 'facts' that you may come across aren't facts at all; but are simply made up to fit whatever story is being told over social media.