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Dog Chases Mountain Lion Up A Tree

Originally published on February 22, 2012 7:49 am
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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. A dog chasing a cat up a tree doesn't qualify as news, unless the cat is a mountain lion. In a wealthy San Francisco suburb yesterday, a German shepherd named Cody had scared a mountain lion 30 feet up a tree. The dog is smaller than what big cats have been known to eat. But mountain lions may fear dogs that resemble wolves because wolves are known to prey on them. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.