An animal with a “cougar-like tail” was spotted Sunday morning in a wooded area behind Saanich Commonwealth Place.
Police were called about the sighting, which occurred around 10:30 a.m. in the 4600-block of Pipeline Rd. The animal was described as “dark coloured” and “larger than an average-sized cat.”
There have been no other reports of the animal in the area.
For information on cougar safety, police recommend this website.