Mountain lion spotted in Madera Canyon

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A mountain lion warning has been issued for a popular hiking area near Green Valley. One hiker says a lion may have been following him in Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains.

As rare and unusual it might be to see a mountain lion, Arizona Game and Fish says always be careful when you're in their territory. The Forest Department also cautions parents to keep an eye on your children, and if you have pets, keep them on leashes if you take them on the trails.