Mountain Lion Spotted Near Redwood City

The carnivorous cat was seen at about 9 a.m. Saturday.

A mountain lion was spotted in unincorporated Redwood City on Saturday morning, according to San Mateo County emergency officials.

The big cat was seen at about 9 a.m. in the first block of Bel Roche Court.

Residents who see a mountain lion are advised never to approach the animal.

Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face the animal, make noise and try to appear larger by waving one's arms and throwing rocks, emergency officials said.

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

-- Bay City News


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