CITY / LOCALITY: YAHK (approx.)
DATE & TIME: 2020-08-30 17:30:56
ENCOUNTER TYPE: SIGHTINGS
ATTRACTANT: NOT APPLICABLE
OUTCOME: GONE ON ARRIVAL
ABOUT THE SPECIES: Cougars are the largest of Canada’s three wild cats and are formidable hunters. Strictly carnivorous, cougars prey primarily on deer but will also hunt other ungulates and smaller mammals when the opportunity presents itself. Young cougars stay with their mothers for up to two years but otherwise, these cats are solitary creatures. Cougars tend to be very secretive and are rarely seen by people.
MANAGEMENT NOTES: Pets left out of doors, especially at night are easy prey for a passing cougar.