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The Cougar male Mountain Lion caught in a tree on the University of Colorado Campus chose an area known for Girl watching. Kittredge Commons is a favorite spot for you female CU students to sunbath. According to news reports:
“Jennifer Churchill, a spokeswoman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, said officers estimated the male mountain lion to be between 1 and 2 years old. She said at that age, males are no longer with their mothers and begin their search for territory of their own.”
Well it’s apparent this young male had something else on his mind too. Perhaps a tasty lunch of tender CU girls.
“It’s not unusual for young males to end up in strange places when they are looking for new territories,” she said. “CU is adjacent to mountain lion territory, so it’s not unusual for them to end up in town or on campus, although they normally come down at night.”
Well, that’s for sure. Young males of the human species often hang out in trees at night looking in dorm rooms of CU Co-eds.
One CU psychology grad student who works in SM told Boulder Channel 1 news” Look, that lion wasn’t stupid or confused. He sniffed out a good thing and was preparing to pounce. ”
But was the lion attracted to female hormones? Did he want sex or did he want to be petted? ”
No definitely not” said a CU lab technician.” Lions are not interested in sex with Humans. At least there is no record of them having sex. I mean, I wouldn’t rule it out, but being petted is a possibility. ”
An off duty Sheriffs deputy who has had a lot of experience with Cougars told us: ” Mountain Lions like small, short, low to the ground humans who look like easy prey. Seeing that there were a lot of girls around, it makes sense the lion posisioned himself in a tree over the foot bridge. Its a good thing a 4’8″ cute little thing didn’t happen buy. Or worse a Midget. “
Mountain Lions have been know to grab young children, but at press time we could not verify if a midge has ever been eaten by a Cougar.