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Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

Original post made on Aug 25, 2014

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley, including a report of seeing three mountain lions in the vicinity of Westridge Drive and Cervantes Road in Portola Valley at around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Posted by pvrez
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:45 pm

i'm hitting the challenge button on the report of three mountain lions in close proximity at the same time - way more likely they were misidentified deer or coyote


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:17 pm

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or multiple sightings of the same mountain lion.


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Posted by keep em wild!
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:39 am

hi--nope--not deer...they were mountain lions! most likely a female and her two cubs. offspring generally learn how to hunt from their mother during this time of year. cubs stay with mom until 20 months of age, and sometimes until 36 months. california concolor are solitary hunters. our california cats generally do not hunt in packs like we see on discovery channel on the african plains. when multiple cats are seen together at once, it usually means it's a mother and her cubs.


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