Mountain lion tranquilized inside California office building after video shows officers chase it through industrial park – CBS News

Mountain lion tranquilized inside California office building after video shows officers chase it through industrial park - CBS News

In a pun-filled Facebook post, the Irvine Police Department stated their “claw-enforcement officers” were dispatched to the scene.We are not lion, we had a purr-ty frightening circumstance on our paws today. IPD received reports of a mountain lion in the … Posted by “The lion ran towards the shopping center almost triggering a fur-enzy as it is uncommon for a mountain lion to be seen in Irvine,” the department posted together with images of the sedated cat.”CBS Los Angeles reported that after animal control and law enforcement officers at first stopped working to sedate the mountain lion, the cat ran into Morse Micro Office.

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A 113-pound mountain lion was tranquilized Tuesday after it wandered into an industrial park and entered a workplace building in Southern California, police and wildlife officials stated. Significant video revealed the cat racing through the location and officers chasing after the animal outside a service window, CBS Los Angeles reported.The mountain lion was at the home in Irvine when it was scared by something and went through an open door into the building, said Rebecca Barboza, a biologist with the California Fish and Wildlife Department.

The animal was likewise seen racing outside a hair salon– and running directly into the shops glass, the Orange County Register reported.”I was standing at the front desk and a customer states, Oh my God, stated Elliot Matthews, a worker at Bishops Cuts and Colors, informed the paper. “All I saw in the beginning was this big thing and a tail.”The animal was transferred to a veterinary center to be had a look at and tagged for future tracking, authorities said.The mountain lion will be released in a habitat with a lot of area, a water source, and near deer, the Register reported. The department does not provide particular locations for where they launch animals, for the animals safety.Last weekend, a various cougar, one that had actually currently been tagged, was spotted taking a swim in Orange Countys Lake Mission Viejo after investing some time outside a nearby house, the Register said.The Associated Press added to this report.

IPD received reports of a mountain lion in the … Posted by “The lion ran towards the shopping center almost causing a fur-enzy as it is uncommon for a mountain lion to be seen in Irvine,” the department posted along with images of the sedated feline.”CBS Los Angeles reported that after animal control and law enforcement officers at first stopped working to sedate the mountain lion, the cat ran into Morse Micro Office.”The animal was transferred to a veterinary clinic to be checked out and tagged for future tracking, officials said.The mountain lion will be released in an environment with plenty of space, a water source, and near deer, the Register reported.


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