It was during a run outside of Fort Collins, Colorado on Monday afternoon as a young cougar attacked the runner, who had to fight for his life.
the Man was bitten in the face and wrist, but managed to free himself from the animal and from the site, despite the fact that he was pretty badly injured.
He then drove to the hospital, where it was found that he had wounds in the face, wrist and had been bitten in the arms, legs and back.
from the viltvårdsorganisationen Colorado Parks & Wildlife, CPW, that he strangled puma, something which you later could confirm.
”Terränglöparen are recovering from their injuries, and bergslejonet were killed when the victim defended himself on the path”, type CPW in a post on Twitter.https://twitter.com/CPW_NE/status/1092640559708000257
the Body after a cougar at around 40 kilos, a young animal, was found in löpspåret.
the CPW praised the runner to so resolutely defending itself against the puma.
, attacking people is very rare. Some 20 deadly attacks have occurred in the past 100 years.
In the state of Washington was, however, a mountain biker's killed last year after he and a companion attacked. One managed to escape under dramatic circumstances while the other swept away by the puma, which was later euthanized.