CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – A mountain lion spotted in Citrus Heights on Monday has neighbors on high alert.
A 911 call came into the local police department saying the animal was up in a tree.
Homeowner Keith Dunham’s daughter spotted the animal first.
“I heard her start screaming, ‘Daddy, help me daddy, daddy!'” says Keith Dunham.
The big cat was climbing up into a tree in his front yard.
“He had to be 200 pounds, six feet long. When he was crawling around in the tree it seemed like the whole thing would shake,” said Dunham.
Back in 2019, a mountain lion was caught on a home surveillance camera in the Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento.
We asked Fish & Wildlife, what brings the mountain lion to city streets?
Spokesperson Peter Tira says it’s likely young …