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Report of mountain lion sighting in Woodside

 

Someone reported spotting a mountain lion Tuesday (Nov. 15) in a neighborhood near Tripp Road and Tripp Court in Woodside at about 9:45 a.m., San Mateo County emergency officials said.

People are advised to never approach a mountain lion. Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face the animal, make noise, and try to appear larger by waving arms and throwing rocks, emergency officials said.

More information about mountain lions is available at www.keepmewild.org.

— Bay City News Service

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