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Confirmed: Mountain Lion Took Pescadero, Calif., Dog While Owner Slept

A towering lion, nonetheless not this one, has been reliable as a “shadow of an animal” that done off with a Pescadero, Calif., homeowner’s dog.

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A towering lion, nonetheless not this one, has been reliable as a “shadow of an animal” that done off with a Pescadero, Calif., homeowner’s dog.

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A snippet of towering lion DNA found churned with dog blood confirms that’s what took a Pescadero, Calif., homeowner’s pet, according to a state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

As a Two-Way reported, a lady told a 911 user that she was sleeping with her child and her 15-pound Portuguese Podengo, that began barking aggressively during about 3 a.m.

“When she looked up, she saw “a shade of an animal” enter a room by a open French doors, take a dog from a feet of a bed and travel out, according to a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.”

Sheriff’s deputies did not find possibly animal, though did learn a bit of blood and incited it over to Fish and Wildlife, that tested it. The formula showed it was “predominantly domestic dog, with snippet amounts of towering lion DNA, confirming a towering lion had entered a home and taken a dog.”

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Miranda Leitsinger of member hire KQED reports a state group doesn’t devise to take any other action.

“Wildlife sightings are not odd in a area around Pescadero and a Santa Cruz Mountains. CDFW has superintendence on what residents can do to secure their properties and domestic pets to improved coexist with towering lions and other wildlife.”

Fish and Wildlife says a law provides for a skill owners to take out a assent permitting them “or an representative behaving on their interest to take a offending towering lion. However, they opted not to accept a permit.”