Encourage thorough Investigation into Stoning Death of Mountain Lion

  • by: SUE LEE
  • recipient: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Conservation officers

Please sign and share this petition worldwide in an effort to encourage a thorough investigation into the stoning death of a mountain lion in the canyon area. By spreading the word everywhere possible, someone who knows any information can lead to a possible and arrest for the untimely demise of this poor free animal.

Just recently in the Payson canyon area in Utah, while on a hike, a man and his daughter came across a small dead mountain lion along the hiking path. These hikers also noted a group of youngsters near the dead animal; the man yelled and the kids fled. The animal appeared to have been stoned to death, with large rocks tossed about near its’ body. This witness contacted authorities to report the incident.

This was a young mountain lion that was targeted by these youngsters; an unacceptable act and these young people need to be held responsible for their abusive, inappropriate behavior. State wildlife officials say people can provide information about the crime anonymously to the agency's tip line at 1-800-662-3337. The untimely death of this young cat needs to be dealt with and the culprits brought to justice.

The Wildlife officials state that it is always wise to keep your distance from a wild animal while hiking, giving them the respect and space they need and deserve. In most cases, they do not want to be around you as much as you don’t want to be around them. In this case, it appears the animal was particularly targeted which is a crime.

Please sign and share this petition worldwide in an effort to encourage a thorough investigation into the stoning death of a mountain lion in the Payson canyon area. By spreading the word everywhere possible, someone who knows any information can lead to a possible arrest and punishment for the untimely demise of this poor free animal.

 

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Conservation officers – Please continue a thorough investigation into the stoning death of this young wild cat. Encourage all tips and step up your research so that you can find those responsible for the demise of this animal. If these young people get away with abusing an animal, who knows what or who they will harm and/or kill next. Someone must have a clue or who did this to this young and free wild cat; explore more clues, encourage more tips and bring these young people to justice through thorough investigation and maximum punishment/community service. Young people need to learn respect and compassion for animals of all types.

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