A Greater Victoria man reports a possible cougar sighting early Friday morning.
Adam Kreek tweeted that the possible sighting occurred on July 17 around 4:40 a.m. on Mount Doug. He says he spotted the cougar about 100 metres off of Norn Trail right before it crosses Whittaker Trail.
— adamkreek (@adamkreek) July 17, 2020
A number of potential cougar sightings have been reported around the region over the last few weeks, prompting a hold and secure at an Esquimalt elementary school and a warning to beachgoers at Island View Beach Regional Park on June 17.
On July 4 Saanich Police issued a public warning after a possible cougar sighting in the 4500-block of Chatterton Way.