Video: Watch as Cougar Stalks Hiker

6-minute heart stopping video

October 13, 2020

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Talk about a close encounter! 

Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Burgess was on a run Saturday up Slate Canyon in Provo, Utah. When he saw four cougar cubs on the trail, he got our his cell phone and started recording. But mom wasn't far behind, and what ensued was a heart stopping encounter caught on video.  

During the encounter, Burgess yells at the hissing and growling cougar. "Dude, you're scary! You're a (bleep) scary kitty cat." A couple times, the cougar lunged at Burgess. 

Burgess ultimately threw a rock at the cougar and came away unharmed!