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Young Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Montara Home

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A mountain lion. (usbr.gov)

A mountain lion. (usbr.gov)

MONTARA (CBS SF) – A mountain lion cub was seen in the coastal community of Montara on Sunday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

A woman reported seeing the cub in the backyard of her home in the 1400 block of Ivy Street at about 7 p.m.

Residents who see a mountain lion are advised never to approach the animal, especially one that is feeding or with offspring.

Most mountain lions will avoid confrontations with humans.

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

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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