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Cougar warning in Hudson's Hope

Hudson’s Hope RCMP is warning they public about a reported cougar sighting Wednesday down by the ferry landing area.
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Hudson’s Hope RCMP is warning they public about a reported cougar sighting Wednesday down by the ferry landing area.

This is very close to residential housing and in an active area for hikers and fishermen; please be aware and report any further sightings to the RCMP and or Conservation.

There have also been two reported deer kills in the Lynx Creek area, which have shown all the distinguishing details of a cougar kill.

Conservation has been notified and RCMP are conducting patrols.

If you come face to face with the animal, don’t run, but make loud noises and make yourself appear as large as you can as you walk away slowly. Do not turn your back.

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