Mountain lion sighted near Pescadero school


At 815 hrs this AM a mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of Pescadero Elementary School at 620 North Street in Pescadero, California. The mountain lion was seen on the ridge to the rear of the school both today and yesterday at 815 am. The Sheriff’s Office will monitor the area in the mornings.

If you see a mountain lion DO NOT APPROACH IT, especially one that is feeding or with offspring. Most mountain lions will try to avoid confrontation.

Here are a few tips:

Avoid hiking or jogging when mountain lions are most active—dawn, dusk, and at night.

Keep a close watch on small children.

If you encounter a mountain lion, do not run; instead, face the animal, make noise and try to look bigger by waving your arms; throw rocks or other objects.

Pick up small children.

For more information about mountain lions click here

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