STALLION SPRINGS, Calif. - Stallion Springs Police have tips for handling a mountain lion encounter after one was spotted Monday night.
Police said a large mountain lion was seen on Dec. 4 near Stallion Springs and Bold Venture Drives near Woodward West.
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Officials said while seeing a mountain lion may be a thrilling encounter, the wild animals should be treated with respect.
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If you happen to see a mountain lion, respect its position and space.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife offer some suggestions if you encounter a mountain lion, such as keeping a watch on small children and not approaching it:
For more tips on staying safe around mountain lions, click here.
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