** FILE ** This undated file photo provided by Gordon Howie for Governor campaign on May 7, 2010, shows state Sen. Gordon Howie of Rapid City, S.D. Howie is one of five Republican gubernatorial candidates running in the primary election Tuesday June 8, 2010.
"I could have gone to find cell service and called (the Department of) Game and Fish (and Parks) and left the lion there," Howie said. "That would have technically been the appropriate thing to do. It's not what I chose to do. I accepted the consequences for that, and I'm moving on."