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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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Posted by Tyler Hanley
digital 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.

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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.

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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?

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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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