Lynn M. Johnson   Parenting: Babies & Toddlers
Encountering a Mountain Lion ~ by Lynn M. Johnson

What to do if you encounter a mountain lion; often known as cougars, pumas or panthers, to protect yourself and your children from a fatal attack.

If you spot a mountain lion while out in the wilderness, awareness of a mountain lion's proximity to you, and its behavior, may save you from a potentially dangerous situation if you are prepared to respond appropriately.

Mountain Lion Proximity and Behavior

If you see a mountain lion:

-100 yards away or more that is unattentive to you;

-50 yards away with its ears up and attentive to you; -less than 50 yards away, staring intensely at you, or hiding; -intensely staring, crouching and/or creeping toward you; -poised to attack;
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