Mountain lion spotted in Emerald Hills

November 11, 2009 3:32:09 PM PST
A mountain lion sighting was reported in Redwood City's Emerald Hills neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

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The mountain lion was spotted near Vernal and Lakeview ways at about 12:40 p.m., authorities said.

Residents are advised not to approach mountain lions, and to try to appear large and make noise if one is nearby. The cats are most active at dawn, dusk and at night.

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