WOODSIDE (CBS SF) – A Woodside resident saw two mountain lions enter a creek area behind their property Tuesday morning, according to San Mateo County officials.

The big cats were spotted at about 6:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Portola Road. They did not appear injured or aggressive and sheriff’s deputies did not find the animals after responding to the area, county officials said.

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Residents are advised to not approach a mountain lion if they see one, especially if it is feeding or with offspring. People should also not feed deer, which can attract mountain lions to residential areas.

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In areas with mountain lions present, people are advised to avoid hiking or jogging during dawn, dusk or at night when the animals are most active, county officials said.

A mountain lion was also spotted on Monday morning on Melendy Drive in San Carlos, according to county officials.

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