Mountain Lion Spotted In Residential Woodside

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A mountain lion. (usbr.gov)

A mountain lion. (usbr.gov)

WOODSIDE (CBS SF) – A mountain lion was seen in a neighborhood in Woodside Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

The cat was seen near Tripp Road and Tripp Court about 9:45 a.m., officials said.

Residents 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.

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