The man, whose identity was not released, ran a so-called ‘trail run’ - a sport that consists of running and hiking over hilly trails - a trail in Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. That is a park about 100 km from the city of Denver.also Read "Can you hear me?! Help!" Cougar falls mountain bikers: one dead Heavy battle
When he has something behind him heard this and turned round, fell the animal to him and put his claws and teeth into his back, face, legs and arms. In a life and death struggle, strangled the man the wild animal with his bare hands, confirms a spokesman for Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW). “There was grappled and the cat grabbed his arm, but he could the animal will pine away.” the
The jogger could still go to the hospital go, where he was admitted with serious injuries. He is however not in danger.
How large the cougar was exactly is unclear, because other animals are fed with the carcass for the parkmedewerkers on the spot came. Presumably it was a male. According to local newspaper The Coloradoan weighed the animal 36 kilos. The remains of the animal were transferred to a laboratory for an autopsy.