Extreme Rescue: See park ranges rescue a cougar caught in a trap [video]

What would you do if you found a cougar caught in a trap? You should call these guys, that’s what you should do:

The trapped animal is in pain and furious, and no doubt a less experienced savior would have been torn to shreds despite his good intentions. Cougars, also known as pumas and mountain lions are some of the biggest, heaviest and most dangerous felines in the world, but they too can get caught in traps.

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2 thoughts on “Extreme Rescue: See park ranges rescue a cougar caught in a trap [video]

  1. gmarmot

    It would be, but tranquilizer guns of any kind aren’t regularly carried in my experience (BLM and NPS law enforcement), as there just isn’t a regular need for them. It could take quite a while to get that equipment to wherever this cat was located.

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