Mountain Lion Sighting Near San Mateo Shopping Center CA


Mountain-Lion-Cody_06SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A mountain lion was spotted near a shopping center in San Mateo early Friday morning, police said.


Citizens reported seeing a mountain lion about the size of a medium-sized dog around 4 a.m. Friday in the area of the Laurelwood Shopping Center at 1206 W. Hillsdale Blvd. in San Mateo, according to police.



Witnesses reported the sighting to police about an hour later. The California Department of Fish and game was also notified.


Anyone who encounters a mountain lion up close is advised to face the animal, to make noise and throw rocks at the animal.


More tips can be found on the California Department of Fish and Game’s website at


Mountain Lion Sighting Near San Mateo Shopping Center



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  • Brian Pataky

    im willing to support but i can't donate i dont even have a bank account

  • Brian Pataky

    i hope i get enough signatures on my petition.

  • Ana Gonzalez

    Has it been found need abbot school creek

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