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Mountain lion shot and killed

Original post made on Feb 13, 2008

The mountain lion that strayed into Palo Alto residential areas Monday morning was shot and killed by a Palo Alto police officer about 1 p.m. Monday, ending a tense lion-hunt that started before dawn.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 17, 2004, 1:52 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 13, 2008 at 3:11 pm

That seems to be lion country over there.
Was there a telephone alert?

Posted by delayed reaction, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Feb 13, 2008 at 3:13 pm

Hey, Walter, read the date on the article - May 2004. I think you're safe.

Posted by GMC, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 13, 2008 at 3:17 pm

That seems to happen on this forum from time to time - are they trying to provoke new discussions, or is it just some phantom in the machine? They should waterboard that lion and find out where the den is.

Posted by Tyler Hanley, online editor of Palo Alto Online
on Feb 13, 2008 at 3:25 pm

Tyler Hanley is a registered user.

When a reader comments on an archived story (this one for example, from May 2004), it appears in our Town Square forum, and at first glance looks like a current topic or news item. The "posted date" is there to help clarify the original posting date of the story.

Posted by Stanford Indian, a resident of Stanford
on Feb 13, 2008 at 10:32 pm

I have been water boarding both the lion and the bear to get the truth.
But it is not working so well. I think I will try banana with chair, next.

Posted by Bob, a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Feb 16, 2008 at 9:49 am

Tyler, why was this even posted again almost four years after the incident?

Posted by Mayfield Child, a resident of Green Acres
on Feb 17, 2008 at 9:21 pm

Shoulda saved it for April 1st headlines!!!

Short on news lately? ;)

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