Cougar sighting on Ridgemont Drive in Fernie

cougar by meg ToomA cougar was reported in a backyard late at night on Ridgemont Drive. Cougars are wide ranging animals and may show up in urban settings from time to time. If they are passing through it is important that they do not find food that may encourage them to stay. Feed pets indoors and keep pets indoors especially at night. Never feed deer or other possible prey species which may attract large predators such as cougars into residential areas.

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