Cougar shot and killed in Sidney after walking through yards, down Beacon Avenue
Friday, July 08 2011 @ 06:17 PM EDT
Contributed by: karenbills
Sidney, B.C. - B.C. Conservation officers shot and killed a cougar after it walked through people’s yards and ended up on Beacon Avenue in the heart of Sidney jearly Friday morning.
Just after midnight, Sidney/North Saanich RCMP responded to a cougar sighting near the McTavish Interchange on Highway 17. Officers found the cougar and followed it into Sidney, said RCMP spokesman Cpl. Chris Swain
The cougar was cornered on the shore by the Beacon Pier, he said.
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