Just a PostScript to the above. Talked to a certain finance manager in one of the dealerships I visit, she's about 5'2" , lean and tough as rusty old nails. I've watched her reduce hulking, swaggering, salesmen into cringing little boys
She was raised on a ranch in Idaho and had exactly the same beliefs about cougars. I quite frankly could see this woman,all 98lbs of her wrestling grizzlies and them somehow finding a way to scream uncle! If she gets a serious look on her face and talks about them being dangerous it's probably time to listen.