Travis Kauffman says he was "pretty bummed out" to turn around and see a mountain lion chasing him during a trail run earlier this month.
And if you do encounter a cougar on the trail, remember to maintain eye contact, move slowly and make yourself look as large as possible.
Travel in groups, remove bird feeders and foundations, and keep your house cats and pet dogs indoors.
Wild Earth Guardians alleges the the state's plan violates the Colorado constitution.
- Officials say the lion had killed and eaten a dog hours earlier. When officers arrived, the lion was underneath a house.Read more
Mountain lion hunting is one of the most physically challenging -- and some say most rewarding -- kind of hunting, but opponents say it's cruel and should be banned.
- The change follows criticism from conservation and wildlife groups.Read more