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No cougars spotted in Post Falls weeks after initial sighting

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POST FALLS, Idaho -

Several weeks ago, homeowners in Post Falls reported they spotted a female cougar and her cub in their neighborhood.

The specific area where Post Falls Police and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game received reports near Black Bay Park.

Police say the two were also spotted near south Idaho Street and east Maple Avenue.

Post Falls Police tell KHQ as of Monday, May 21, 2018, there have not been any sightings of the cougar and cub.

Residents in the neighborhood also tell KHQ they haven’t seen one around.

According to the Idaho Fish and Game, there have only been three cougar attacks on humans in Idaho since 1990, none of those were deadly.

Police say if you do see a cougar, don’t harass it or get too close.

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