BIG CAT: Bobcat Photographed In Ankeny

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Another wild cat is on the prowl in the metro after a recent sighting of a mountain lion in Madison County.

A bobcat was spotted in Ankeny earlier this week. It was seen near First and Maple streets.

The DNR has confirmed the pictures are of a bobcat and remind residents they pose no threat.

The animal won’t harm you or your dogs. They say it will likely run away and hide if it sees you.

Authorities say they believe there are two bobcats in Ankeny currently.