Two cougar cubs are spotted in a rural area of Deschutes County recently, so the Sheriff's Office issues a warning.
Sgt. Deke Demars says about 8:30 last Thursday morning, a resident living on Boones Borough Drive near Dale Road spotted the pair of cougar cubs in a yard. They did not see any adults.
Shortly after, the cougars disappeared. Sheriffs deputies searched the area, but could not find them.
They have issued a warning to residents:
*Do not to disturb the carcass of a dead animal, especially if you believe it was a cougar kill.
*Keep outside lighting "on" where livestock is present to deter cougar attacks.
*If there is a cougar sighting in your area,do not walk your dog at night.
*If you encounter a cougar, walk away slowly, keeping the animal in view and notify 911 immediately.