(File photo)

(File photo)

Cougar spotted in Salmon Arm trail system

The sighting was reported this morning

The public was given an alert after a cougar was spotted in the area of a popular public trail area Wednesday.

On July 21, the animal was reported to be in the Little Mountain Trail System, according to the City of Salmon Arm.

WildSafeBC, a conservation foundation dedicated to keeping wildlife and communities safe, has resources for what to do if you encounter a cougar at this link.

To report a sighting, call the BC Conservation Officer Service at 1-877-952-7277.

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