Image: Colorado Parks and Wildlife (Screenshot, see full video below)

Image: Colorado Parks and Wildlife (Screenshot, see full video below)

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding residents of Woodland Park to be aware of their surroundings after a family of mountain lions was spotted on a local public trail.

Footage of the animal sighting captures four lions – likely a mother cat followed by three kits.

"Don't go alone. Carry pepper spray and a walking stick. Keep pets leashed and kids close," wrote CPW.

Features seen in the clip point to this sighting taking place in a developed area, with a wall in frame, along with a distant light.

Their warning follows a number of mountain lion sightings that have taken place in the Woodland Park area in recent weeks, with other sightings also capturing four lions on camera – likely the same family.

Mountain lion attacks on humans are rare, but can occur, especially if a lion feels threatened or is defending young.

Find additional tips about mountain lion safety here.

See the clip of the mountain lions below:

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