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Mountain lion sighting reported, second within six hours

Published on 3/5/2011

A mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside early Friday morning, the second such sighting in about six hours, according to San Mateo County emergency officials.

The cougar was spotted at about 12:05 a.m. in the vicinity of High and Woodside roads, officials said.

Another sighting was reported further south in Woodside at about 6 p.m. Thursday. That animal was seen in the vicinity of 359 Preston Road near state Highway 84, according to emergency officials.

Officials did not say whether the two sightings were of the same cougar.

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