“You never imagine you would see a mountain lion, let alone one on the hunt and actually in the process of attacking an animal,” Hansen said.
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Ryan Hansen figured a couple of spooked deer had tumbled down a snowy slope, landing in a tangle in front of his snowmobile on Dec. 27 on a logging trail near Spearfish.
“At that point, I realized there were two different fur coats,” he said.
And one of the coats belonged to a mountain lion.
Hansen, a physical therapist from Rapid City, had to swerve his sled to avoid the animals, which came to rest against the right side of his machine.