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Cougar Spotted in Redmond Yard

REDMOND, OR -- A Redmond woman got quite a surprise when she spotted a cougar in her front yard, on Saturday afternoon. Deschutes County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to NE Yucca Avenue, near Northeast 17th, at about 2:30 p.m.

 

But by the time they arrived, the big cat had moved into nearby trees and bushes nad deputies were unable to locate it.

 

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. The Sheriff's office is urging neighbors to be careful, and remember to remain calm if a cougar is spotted.

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