This video of two men rescuing a mountain lion from a trap in Utah is unreal.
Have you ever seen anything like this?
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee Mark Enkins responded to a call about a mountain lion in a trap in southern Utah. Enkins videotaped himself and another man working to restrain the animal in catch loops.
The animal, understandably frightened, struggled in the catch loops until Enkins was able to cover the cat’s head with a tarp.
Enkins was then able to free the animal’s paw from the trap, which ran off after recovering from the ordeal.
While it was unfortunate that the mountain lion became ensnared in the trap, Enkins says, “Trappers in the state of Utah are a huge asset in controlling predator populations, and essential in wildlife management.”