A man running on a trail in Colorado heard something behind him. It was a mountain lion!
The mountain lion attacked the man, biting his face and wrist, but he was able to break free. The man had researched what to do in case of this scenario and was able to suffocate the mountain lion. The man then left the trail and checked himself into the hospital. He suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and will fully recover.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - A man running on West Ridge Trail at Horsetooth Mountain Park killed an attacking juvenile mountain lion by suffocating it Monday afternoon, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The man, who is in his 30s, said he heard something behind him while he was running on the trail and was attacked as he turned to investigate.