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Cat Attacks: True Stories and Hard Lessons from Cougar Country

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As many mountain lion attacks have occurred in the past ten years as in the hundred preceding. What's happening? Cougar populations are rebounding, but these wild cats have fewer and fewer places to live. This is the first unflinching look at what happens when cougars and people cross paths. Impossible to put down, Cat Attacks, chronicles mountain lion attacks and encounte ...more
Paperback, 221 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Sasquatch Books
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Amar Pai
Mar 11, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: gave-up-on
I lost a lot of respect for mountain lions after reading this book. They are the wussiest of the wildcats.
Kim
Nov 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
Scary title, but actually more comprehensive than the other cougar book I recently read. I waver between never wanting to step outside my door again and still having an irresistible desire to see one of these creatures in the wild (from a very safe distance!) The author's point that cougars hunt in a very stealthy way and that humans in general may never know how often they have been "observed" while out in cougar country is poignant, somewhat reassuring, but also unsettling, if all of that is p ...more
Elizabeth Crook
Feb 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Riveting. After my son at age 14 was lost in a canyon and stalked by a mountain lion one night a few years ago, I got obsessed with mountain lions and read everything I could find. This book kept me spellbound. Very well-told stories that will make you short of breath.
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