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Chesterfield sighting confirmed to be a mountain lion

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has confirmed a mountain lion sighting in western St. Louis County. Garrett Jensen, of Chesterfield, recently contacted MDC with photographs taken Jan. 12 from a trail camera showing a mountain lion in a wooded area.

"We have examined the photos and visited the location," said Jeff Beringer, MDC resource scientist and member of the Department’s Mountain Lion Response Team. "While we did not find

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