From the Pioneer Press:
_Biologists for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have confirmed that an animal hit and killed Friday night by a motorist near Bemidji was a mountain lion. . . .
_Blane Klemek, assistant area wildlife manager for the DNR in Bemidji, said the cat was a sub-adult male 2 to 2 1/2 years old and weighing an estimated 110 pounds. . . .
_"All signs seem to indicate that this particular animal was indeed wild but we don't know that for sure," Klemek said.