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Portola Valley: Deer carcass discovered near school; mountain lion suspected

Original post made on Mar 9, 2011

The carcass of a deer that may have been killed by a mountain lion was found near a Portola Valley school Wednesday morning (March 9), San Mateo County emergency officials said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 2:04 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by sadfsf, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm

i don't know who's dumb idea it was to make hunting mountain lions illegal.


Posted by Chris Bay, a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Mar 10, 2011 at 5:52 pm

As long as the Mt. Lions are killing the multitude of deer in Portola Valley and Woodside there is no need to be concerned. It is the large number of deer in the area that are bring these lions closer to our neighborhoods. With no hunting of Bambi, the deer have become over populated and these Mt. Lions are culling the sick and the weak.
If the attitude of the previous commenter was taken seriously we would have to have a hunting season on humans. Man is the top predator and is to be feared more than a cat that just wants to be left alone.


Posted by sadfsf, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:59 am

what's wrong with a human hunting season? We could have great cat and deer bbqs events as well.


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