Mountain lion that killed man and injured his brother is euthanized in California

A mountain lion attack left one person dead and another injured in a remote area of ​​Northern California on Saturday, officials said.

The two brothers, 18 and 21, were shedding antler hunting in Georgetown, California, when the mountain lion attacked the pair, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said the mountain lion involved in the attack was euthanized on Saturday.

The department said Sunday that its Wildlife Forensics Laboratory matched DNA from the mountain lion, which was found near Georgetown, to DNA found at the scene of the attack.

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Illegally trafficked African hedgehogs seized by police in Victoria

The discovery of two illegally trafficked African pygmy hedgehogs in Victoria has sparked a nationwide investigation by authorities.
The animals were seized from a property in Richmond, in Melbourne’s inner-east, leading officers to uncover a large illegal trade network of exotic animals.

Crime Stoppers Victoria and Agriculture Victoria are investigating where the two hedgehogs came from, but say they aren’t the first to be found in the country.

This is a file image of an African pygmy hedgehog. (Getty)

Illegal hedgehogs have previously been found in Queensland and New South Wales.

Crime Stoppers Victoria Chief Executive Stella Smith said online