Originally Posted by Wildcat Bullets
I think her parents are wrong. I'll bet she wanted those wolves dead when they where chewing on her and she was still alive..
Slippery Rock, PA - nah that thinking is typical for that college town. Damn near messed up the rest of my life by almost attending Slippery Rock State Teachers College back in the late 50s. I count that as a near miss.
"We were later told that you can shoot an animal if you are threatened is this true?"
The key word here is "can". The argument between "can" and "may" comes after the "can" happens.
Bobcat and Cougar skirmishes are a regular feature of outdoor life around Los Alamos NM. Most people from the Lab wouldn't even consider carrying a defensive weapon while outdoors.
However, the Los Alamos is one of the most heavily weaponized towns in the country.
Tracks in the snow have shown that me and my hunting buddy have been seriously evaluated by grizz and cougar though no incident occurred. We never knew they were there......