Mounting Lion: Confused Cougar Trapped Up Tree In Suburban Condo Complex

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window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-160618588-3'); By Peter Barker A malnourished mountain lion that was roaming around a condominium complex for several days was rescued from a tree in California and taken to a wildlife refuge. Police in Palm Springs posted a statement online about the unusual rescue mission on Oct. 18. “Today, officers from the Palm Springs Police Department and California Department of Fish and Wildlife worked together to safely capture a mountain lion in the Sunrise Palms Condominium Community,” the police statement said. The cougar made its way into the condo complex and climbed a tree, prompting concerned residents to call the emergency services, according to the police statement. The mountain lion was sedated so that its condition could be assessed. (Palm Springs Police Department/Zenger) “The mountain lion was safely tranquilized by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and had her very own teledoc appointment while she was asleep. It was determined she was malnourished and in need of treatment. “The mountain lion will be headed to a wildlife rehabilitation facility in San Diego County.” Police reminded the public “to keep an eye on your smaller animals and don’t leave your...

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