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Numerous tracks found in hunt for cougar that attacked 6-year-old boy
Numerous tracks found in hunt for cougar that attacked 6-year-old boy

Game wardens plan to continue their search efforts into the night Monday for a mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy in Cupertino and followed the youngster to his family's car. Armed wardens from the California Department Fish and Wildlife, together with a U.S. Department of Agriculture tracker, briefly suspended their efforts Monday afternoon when their search dogs became exhausted after a lengthy hunt. The hounds did find numerous mountain lion tracks, but none appeared to be fresh, said Lt. Patrick Foy with the Fish and Wildlife Department. The lion's tracks indicate it is not a full-grown adult. Search efforts, however, will resume Monday night and continue...

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