Mountain lions, also known as cougars are one of the most feared predators in the US, and while a lot of this fear comes from misunderstanding this animal, they are certainly dangerous enough to warrant our respect.
Thankfully the chance of us running into a cougar while we're camping, bugging out, or even hiking is rare since cougars are reclusive animals who are afraid of humans. It's actually slim to none that you will get attacked, but it's still important to be careful.
Even though attacks are rare they can happen, but attacks could have been prevented by following some key rules. There are a few things we must never do when encountering one of these intimidating wild animals which is what we'll learn more about on the next page.
To discover more about these important rules and how to handle a situation if you were to encounter one of these scary yet beautiful creatures, head to the next page.