1st Time in Oregon’s History Hiker Killed By Cougar
Terrible news out of Oregon a woman was attacked and killed by a cougar while hiking near Mount Hood last week. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife this is the first fatal attack in the wild on record in Oregon.
The woman was identified as Diane Bober and the attack occurred on the Hunchback trail near the Zigzag ranger station. The trail is currently closed and Fish & Wildlife officials are actively hunting the cougar.
According to an article I read Oregon is home to some 6,000 cougars.