A not specifically identified american man managed on Monday to get rid of live from being attacked by a cougar during a run.
It writes the AFP news agency.
the Man was out running in a park in the state of Colorado, when he was attacked by a cougar, saith the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW).
the Man ran alone on the mountain Horseshoe Mountain, when he heard something behind him. As he turned to examine it more closely, he was assaulted by pumaen.
- Pumaen threw himself over the runner and bed him in the face and the wrists. He was able to make the resistance and get loose from the pumaen and kill it in self-defense, says in a press release from the park.
Here it succeeded the man to stifle the pumaen, while he defended himself from the animal attack.
According to the Coloradoan was the body of pumaen found after the attack had taken place. It was estimated to weigh around 36 kg.
- Bishop did everything he could to save his life. When you are being attacked by a cougar, you must do everything you can to make the resistance, just like this gentleman did, says Mark Leslie, who is regional manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
- It is regrettable that pumaens hunting instinct was triggered by the runner. This could have been a very different outcome, " he says.
the Man who was beaten, had 'serious but not life-threatening injuries' of the meeting with pumaen.
According to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife is fewer than 20 people have been killed by cougars in the last 100 years. In Colorado alone, three people lost their lives, while 16 have been wounded since 1990.