Mountain Lion Spotted In Portola Valley

PORTOLA VALLEY (CBS SF) – A mountain lion was seen in Portola Valley Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

The big cat was seen near Bear Gulch and Oak Creek roads at about 11:20 a.m., county emergency officials said.

Officials warn residents who may see a mountain lion to not approach it and avoid confrontation.

To learn more about mountain lions and how to behave around them, visit www.keepmewild.org.

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