Wildlife officials warn Somersett residents of possible mountain lion sightings

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife and Somersett management staff is warning residents after two possible mountain lion sightings over the weekend.

According to a newsletter sent out by Somersett staff on Monday morning, residents responded seeing one in the area of Holes 10 and 11 and the other near Hole 4 on the golf course.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife offers the followings tips:

  • Do not run away. Make yourself large and make noise.
  • Keep your dogs on a leash at all times.
  • Make sure you always have a charged cell phone with you.
  • If you come across a newly killed deer, walk away.
  • Keep in mind that mountain lions are more active in the early morning and evening hours.

NDOW asks if you do spot a mountain lion, you are asked to contact their hotline immediately at 775-688-1331.

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