By edhat staff
A mountain lion was spotted for the fourth time near UC Santa Barbara Monday evening.
UCSB officials sent out an alert to students, residents, and faculty stating the animal was seen around 7:45 p.m. Specifically below Campus Point on the beach.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife were contacted and everyone has been asked to avoid the area.
This is the fourth sighting of a mountain lion near the campus. The first three sightings took place around September 19 and ranged from Campus Point to the Devereux Lagoon.
September 19, 2019: Three Mountain Lion Sightings Near UCSB