February 2, 2023

Pipeline Workers Fight off Cougar With Bare Hands

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EDMONTON – A pipeline worker suffered non life-threatening injuries after being attacked by a cougar near Grande Prairie Friday afternoon.

The man was attacked at about 3 p.m. Friday in a forested area about 90 kilometers south of Grande Prairie. A co-worker also sustained injuries when he rushed to help the man, stopping the attack. The workers called 911, and RCMP arrived and shot the cougar near the scene of the attack.<<<Read More>>>