According to a social media alert posted by the Comox Valley Regional District, a large cougar has been spotted in Nymph Falls Park, Tuesday afternoon.
“ALERT: there has been a sighting of a large cougar near the west side of the park on the River Trail at Nymph Falls Park,” reads the thread, which was posted to Facebook at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. “Visitors to the park and area are encouraged to avoid hiking alone. Keep children in sight. Leave pets at home or leashed.
“To report cougar or bear sightings, please call the BC Conservation Officer 24-hour call service at 1-877-952-7277.”
The Record has reached out to the CVRD for additional information.
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