Cougar spotted near Cloverdale Avenue

There’s has been a report of a cougar sighting in the heart of Saanich early Saturday morning. Police say the employees of a business in the 900 block of Cloverdale Ave. saw the animal and that it was “larger than a German shepherd and definitely a cougar.”

  • Sep. 10, 2011 7:00 p.m.

There’s has been a report of a cougar sighting in the heart of Saanich early Saturday morning. Police say the employees of a business in the 900 block of Cloverdale Ave. saw the animal and that it was “larger than a German shepherd and definitely a cougar.”

Police also noted that a nearby home is keeping chickens, which could have attracted the cougar to the area.

 

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