It’s a Jungle at Microsoft

The threats lurking inside companies are usually of the corporate backstabbing and politics variety. Microsoft (MSFT) employees have something else to worry about: cougars.

Or at least one cougar. Over the past few days, Microsoft employees have reported several sightings of a cougar, also known as a mountain lion, roaming around the company’s verdant campus in Redmond, Wash. TechFlash posted a note that went out to Microsoft employees on Friday morning warning them about the latest cougar sighting, near Building 32 on the northern part of the company’s campus. The message said Microsoft’s security department will conduct patrols of the wooded areas on campus and is working with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to assess the situation.

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