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Avoiding Cougar Attacks

One of North America’s most elusive yet deadly predators is the Cougar. Also know as the Mountain Lion, an encounter on the trail or backyard with one of these animals is not to be taken lightly.

avoiding cougar attacks when outdoors

Cougar encounters are most common in late spring and early summer. Cougars are capable of climbing trees to get a good view of the area

The cougar prefers to live near dense woodlands, close to places with a good view, such as mountain sides. They are common in the Rocky Mountains from the British Columbia interior down through the West of the United States and in the Northern United States through to Northern Ontario. Cougars can grow to sizes of 120lbs and can pounce on prey from distances of 30 feet. Read the rest of this entry »

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