Here’s what we would have put on our Facebook page if we weren’t being such a gosh-darn responsible community media outlet and didn’t want to inadvertently incite mass panic, a la the Orson Welles “War of the Worlds” radio play. This FAKE image was mocked up after a cougar was spotted near a Goldman Sachs office in Salt Lake City in 2010. (Courtesy: Business Insider.)
In fact, cougar attacks are extremely rare in this province – more people are killed by bees! For a good safety guide on cougars in B.C., visit here.