Scenic photo: Mountain lion in Gold Canyon

“Gold Canyon residents have had many recent sightings of a mountain lion(s) in our neighborhoods. My friend, Derrick Delrosa, took this photo while on his way to work one day last month. It was in the Peralta Trails neighborhood. He asked me to send it to you,” Patricia Miller said in an e-mail.

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