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Mountain lion caught lounging on residential patio on north side

TUCSON – A mountain lion was spotted lounging on a patio of a north side residence Sunday.

According to Arizona Game and Fish Department, the cougar was spotted hanging out in a residential area West of Sabino Canyon that day. Authorities say the lion left the area without action by AZFD personnel.

Officials say this is the fifth mountain lion spotted by a resident since December.

According to the department, anyone who encounters a mountain lion is advised to call 623-236-7201. They should then “try to scare if away by standing tall, maintaining direct eye contact, waving your arms and yelling. “

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Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.
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