Mountain Lion Spotted In Emerald Hills

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A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SAN MATEO ( CBS SF) — A mountain lion was spotted Sunday night in unincorporated San Mateo County, county emergency officials said.

The animal was seen at about 8 p.m. in the 900 block of Far Creek Way in Emerald Hills.

Residents are advised not to approach mountain lions, especially ones that are feeding or with offspring.

Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face it, make loud noises and try to appear large and threatening while throwing rocks or other objects at the cat, emergency officials said.

More information about mountain lions can be found online at http://www.keepmewild.org.

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