Bashing a mountain lion in the head with a rock didn’t work, so Travis Kauffman changed his tactics and suffocated the cat by jamming his foot on its neck. Kauffman recounted the attack in a news conference 10 days after the attack. (Feb. 15)
A man who fought off a mountain lion is giving harrowing details of his desperate fight for survival for the first time. Travis Kauffman, 31, spotted the animal while running along trails in the Colorado mountains near Fort Collins earlier this month. Mireya Villarreal reports.