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Mountain Lion Climbs Into Residential Azusa Neighborhood
A mountain lion strayed into a residential neighborhood in Azusa on Friday before being tranquilized and removed, according to CBS. The Azusa Police Department first received an alert about the big cat around 11 AM. It was wandering through the 500 block of East Sixth St. before climbing up a tree, according to the police department.
The police department shut down a nearby school as a precaution before calling the Department of Fish and Wildlife, according to the LA Times. The state wardens tranquilized the 140-pound lion and brought it back into the wilderness. A typical mountain lion weighs between 60 and 100 pounds.
According to KTLA, the nearest mountain lion habitat is at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, about a mile and a half from the residential neighborhood. It is unclear what brought the lion so far from the habitat.
Mountain lion up in a tree in an #Azusa neighborhood, was just removed @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/mzcUSA7Gek— Lisette Guzman (@lisetteg) April 7, 2017
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