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Mountain Lion Captured in Sacramento Neighborhood

Mountain Lion Captured in Sacramento Neighborhood
Posted Monday, June 23rd 2014 @ 8am  by KFBK News

Not something you see every day in a suburban Sacramento neighborhood -- a mountain lion ventured the streets and surprised many residents over the weekend. 

The 70 pound mountain lion is back in the wild after taking a tour of a Sacramento neighborhood. It was first spotted early Saturday morning on the corner of 58th and M streets.  

The big cat covered at least two miles before it was tranquilized and captured in the backyard of a North Oak Park home Saturday night.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released the curious cat back in the wild Sunday morning. 

It's believed the mountain lion may have come from the American River parkway, an area said to be where the animals roam.  

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