Friday, December 15, 2006

British Columbia: Wounded cougar spotted on school grounds

By Westcoaster.ca staff
Published Date: 2006/12/7 8:00:00

Westcoaster.ca received a call from Wickaninnish School advising that a wounded cougar was spotted on the school grounds this morning.
“We are asking parents to keep their children supervised and away from the school grounds and area,” said special education resource teacher Belinda Andujo.

This is the second report of a cougar sighting in Tofino this week.
On Monday Debra Crocker a member of Tofino Bear Aware program said a local resident spotted a cougar behind the Tofino Consumers Co-op Gas Bar last Friday.

If you see a cougar,
* Don’t approach the animal
* Yell
* Raise your arms above your head, wave them around and look big
* Back away slowly
* Never run away

http://www.westcoaster.ca/modules/AMS/article.php?storyid=1423

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