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Possible Cougar Sighting At Pasadena Park Elementary School

SPOKANE, Wash. - On Wednesday a school maintenance worker at Pasadena Park Elementary saw what he thought was a cougar near the school on E. Upriver. Fish and Wildlife officers responded to investigate. They found no tracks or other evidence to confirm the sighting but say the description of the animal matches that of a cougar that's been reported to be seen in the area. 
School Officials decided to keep school kids inside today at recess as a strictly precautionary measure. F&W would like to remind folks that an encounter with a cougar would be extremely rare and an attack by a cougar is even less likely.
 
Fish and Wildlife would like everyone to visit their website http://wdfw.wa.gov/ and go to the section titled Living with Wildlife. You'll find tons of great information about what to do if you encounter a cougar.
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