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Recent cougar attacks are rare, tragic occurrences

We must be prepared for big cat confrontation in outdoor areas

A mountain lion known as P-38 is photographed in the Santa Monica Mountain range in September 2019. A recent string of attacks by the big cats on the West Coast is a reminder that we should always know how to handle an aggressive mountain lion, columnist Jason D. Martin writes. (Photo courtesy of National Park Service via AP)
By Jason D. Martin CDN Contributor
On Feb. 17, a group of five mountain bikers was attacked by a 75-pound mountain lion near Fall City,

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