A mountain lion was seen Sunday morning near a creek in unincorporated San Mateo County near La Honda, emergency officials said.
The mountain lion was spotted by a resident in the vicinity of Alpine Road near Pescadero Creek Road at about 7:05 a.m., officials said.
Residents are advised to never approach a mountain lion.
Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face the animal, make noise, and try to appear larger by waving arms and throwing rocks, emergency officials said.
More information about mountain lions is available at www.keepmewild.org.