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Runner recounts fight to the death with mountain lion

1 month ago   |   By The Morning Call

When a young mountain lion clamped its jaws onto Travis Kauffman's wrist and clawed at his face, he screamed a “barbarian yell,” jammed his foot onto the animal's neck and held it there until the cat quit thrashing and died. After a couple of minutes, Kauffmann recalled Thursday, “it finally stopped...
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'I stepped on its neck' Runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

1 month ago   |   By ABC

When the animal clamped its jaws on Travis Kauffman's wrist, he said he jammed his foot onto the cat's neck and held it there.
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Man who survived a mountain lion attack by choking the animal to death said he let out a ‘barbarian yell' and jammed his foot into its neck

Man who survived a mountain lion attack by choking the animal to death said he let out a ‘barbarian yell' and jammed his foot into its neck

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A man who choked a mountain lion to death during an attack in Colorado has spoken publicly about the encounter.
Travis Kauffman said he initially tried to wrestle with the mountain lion, stab it with sticks and hit it in the head with a rock, but couldn't stop the attack.
He then managed to pin down the mountain lion's neck with his foot, choking it to death.
"I feel like I should go buy a bunch of lottery tickets... It's a modern day man vs. nature scenario," Kauffman said.
A Colorado man who choked a mountain lion to death after being attacked said he managed to survive by letting out a...
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