RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A mountain lion has been put down after taking a stroll through Rapid City.
Police spokeswoman Tarah Heupel says that a driver spotted the lion crossing a street early Friday morning. Heupel says officers called the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks and were instructed to put the lion down. Workers with Game, Fish & Parks later came to dispose of the body.
The female lion weighed 84 pounds. It's estimated it was 2 years old.