(Wyoming) — The State of Wyoming will be discussing legislation in the upcoming session that would authorize Wyoming to become the third state in the U.S. to allow trapping of mountain lions. House Bill 12
sponsored by Rep. Jim Allen of House District 33, Rep. Hans Hunt of House
District 2 and Sen. Eli Bebout of District 26 and Sen. Larry Hicks of the
The bill — and this striking photo — made its way onto the National
Geographic's Instagram today.
The bill would allow any person holding a valid mountain lion license to
take a mountain lion by use of a trap or snare, and would be effective July
1, 2016, if passed.