08/03/2012 12:36 pm ET

Cougars Creeping Closer To Chicago

We've gotten used to seeing a lot of wildlife, such as deer, foxes and coyotes, closer to our homes.

But as CBS 2′s Bill Kurtis reports, there is something else, something more dangerous, which may be lurking nearby: cougars.

We're used to seeing them here at the zoo. But one night last October, Jane Stickney says she saw a large cat in her quiet Lake Forest neighborhood. She was walking her dog when it popped out of the tall grass.

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