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California Stalker

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Cougars can reach speeds of 35 miles per hour and can leap 30 feet in a single bound.

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An outing in the mountains of California turns violent when unsuspecting trail-goers cross paths with the region's most notorious predator: the cougar. Nat Geo WILD relives the heart-pounding moments as victims and witnesses reveal what it was like when an afternoon in nature takes a turn for the worse. Vivid reconstructions follow every stage of the attacks to reveal the terrifying and unexpected moments, while experts explain what could be done to avoid or survive such a brutal encounter.

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