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Mountain lion sighted in Woodside hills

 

A mountain lion was spotted Tuesday morning (March 8) in the hills above Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said.

The cat was seen at about 6:30 a.m. near the 200 block of Josselyn Lane in Woodside. Residents are advised not to approach mountain lions, and to avoid hiking or jogging at dawn, dusk and night, when the animals are most active.

In the case of a mountain lion encounter, emergency officials advise residents to try to appear large and make noise. More information can be found at www.keepmewild.org.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by Michele
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:12 am

Please don't overreact and gun this mountain lion down. Early dawn and dusk are when wild animals are out and about. Be watchful but let's coexist.


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Posted by Mountain Lion Lover
a resident of another community
on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm

Please leave this poor mountain lion alone and let it do it's thing. The mountain lion won't hurt you if you don't hurt it.

I think it's great that we live in an area where such beautiful animals can roam free.


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Posted by Palo Parent
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm

I see "cougars" all the time around Woodside hills.


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