Wildlife agent kills cougar near Port Angeles

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PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) -- A wildlife agent shot and killed a cougar believed to have killed three sheep and three llamas on the north Olympic Peninsula.

The cougar was seen in an open field in broad daylight feeding on a 180-pound ram it had killed Monday about five miles west of Port Angeles. It ignored the sheep's owner as she drove up in a car.

The Peninsula Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/nwffp8 ) the cougar was treed by dogs and shot by wildlife Officer Win Miller. He says it was a healthy 150-pound adult male.

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Information from: Peninsula Daily News, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com