- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 4, 2016

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) - Utah authorities are looking for a cougar and a black bear cub spotted separately over two days in the same city.

The Daily Herald newspaper of Provo reports (https://bit.ly/2dPCl1R) the bear cub was at a golf course in Spanish Fork on Monday and the cougar was seen near an elementary school on Tuesday.

Students at Canyon Elementary School were kept indoors as authorities search for the cougar.

Meanwhile, police Lt. Matt Johnson says wildlife officials have also set a live trap for the approximately year-old bear cub and plan to return it to its natural habitat. He says officials believe it is alone and was also spotted at the Spanish Oaks Golf Course about two weeks ago.

People are being warned to bring pets inside and keep away from wild animals.

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