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USYoung child in San Diego injured in attack by mountain lion or other big cat

21:05  28 may  2019
21:05  28 may  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

Boy, 4, recovering from mountain lion attack in San Diego nature preserve

Boy, 4, recovering from mountain lion attack in San Diego nature preserve A 4-year-old boy is recovering well following an attack by a mountain lion at a nature preserve in San Diego, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The boy is in good condition and is expected to be released from Rady Children's Hospital soon, spokesman Carlos Delgado said. The attack happened Monday afternoon when the boy and his family were hiking in a group along a trail the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve with 10 other people.

Emergency crews responded to a report that a child was attacked by a big cat , like a mountain lion or bobcat, Monday afternoon, according to San Diego

© KNSD Image: A reported Mountain Lion attack Rancho Penasquitos Canyon Reserve in California Emergency crews responded to a report that a child was attacked by a big cat , like a mountain lion or a bobcat, Monday afternoon, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue.

Young child in San Diego injured in attack by mountain lion or other big cat© KNSD Image: A reported Mountain Lion attack Rancho Penasquitos Canyon Reserve in California Emergency crews responded to a report that a child was attacked by a big cat, like a mountain lion or a bobcat, Monday afternoon, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue.

The fire department was called with an initial report of a mountain lion attack at about 2:30 p.m. from Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. The injured child is about 4 years old and was with an adult at the time of the apparent attack, according to a statement from San Diego Fire-Rescue.

The child was taken to Rady's Children's Hospital in San Diego, the statement said. Information on the child's condition was not immediately available Tuesday morning.

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California wildlife officials say a mountain lion is likely the animal that attacked and injured a 4-year-old boy Monday in a wilderness park near San Diego .

The boy was possibly attacked by a mountain lion , officials say. Wildlife officers were dispatched to a trailhead at the preserve around 2:30 p.m. Monday after San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel treated the child for an injury consistent with a mountain lion attack .

The city's fire department also called the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to the scene.

A call to Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve on Tuesday led to a recording that said the trails there were closed "due to a wildlife issue."

People who live near the trails said they often see signs posted warning of wild cats, according to NBC San Diego. Still, residents were spooked.

"We walk in this canyon all the time, so it is a bit scary that you can get attacked like that," Marcela Reices said.

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