A cougar was tranquilized after running loose through Victoria

A cougar was tranquilized after running loose through Victoria

VIDEO: Cougar running loose in Victoria, tranquilized

The cougar "just wandered into town" and probably "couldn't find its way out," said Peter Pauwels, a conservation officer.



A cougar chase through the streets of Victoria came to an end Monday as wildlife officers tranquilized the big cat. Conservation Officer Peter Pauwels says the cougar is expected to be released into the wilderness soon.

Video: The Canadian Press