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Mountain Lion Browses Gourmet Ghetto, Meets Unhappy End

Posted By Valerie Woolard On Aug 31, 2010 @ 10:38 pm In News,Sandbox | Comments Disabled

mountainlion If you happened to be strolling around the Gourmet Ghetto area very early this morning, you may have come across a rather unusual sight. A mountain lion, first reported to the Berkeley Police Department at 2:13 a.m., led police on a bit a of a chase [1].

The big cat was eventually shot dead around 3:26 a.m. by officers near 1630 Walnut St., about a block away from Chez Panisse and just around the corner from sandwich holy grail and Clog favorite Gregoire [2].

It is still quite unclear what the mountain lion’s motivation was for promenading in North Berkeley in the middle of the night, and it seems we may never know.

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Mountain Lion Shot, Killed Near Shattuck Avenue [Daily Cal [1]]


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[1] a bit a of a chase: http://www.dailycal.org/article/110170/mountain_lion_shot_killed_near_shattuck_avenue

[2] Clog favorite Gregoire: http://clog.dailycal.org/2008/04/27/yum-yums-gregoire-for-sandwich-cuisine/

[3] SearchNetMedia: http://www.flickr.com/photos/searchnetmedia/3694862343/in/photostream/

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