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Mountain Lion Removed From Lakewood Neighborhood

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – A mountain lion wandered too close to a Lakewood neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers tranquilized the cougar after a neighbor spotted the animal sleeping in a tree on Amherst Way off Morrison Road. The man’s dog starting barking at the mountain lion.

Wildlife officials tagged the young female mountain lion and moved her west of town.

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