cougar

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cougar

A woman who pursues a younger man for a romantic relationship or a sexual encounter. Mom, that guy is way too young for you! Don't be a cougar!
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If you're a Sox fan, how about this: 2005 World Series hero Scott Podsednik was a Cougar in 1997.
A sad story played out in Eugene's wooded fringe last week - sad for the livestock and poultry killed by a cougar, sad for the animals' keeper, and sad for the cougar that was captured and put to death.
Unlike early hunters and ranchers who probably shot cougars on sight and boasted only to neighbors, modern hikers who see a cougar in the wild consider themselves lucky and are more likely to report the sighting to a ranger.
Tens of thousands of hunters routinely obtain permission to shoot a cougar if they see one, and although these hunters may not use dogs, their large number permits a low success rate to result in nearly twice as many kills as in the pre-Measure 18 period.
There is thus little doubt," stated a letter from the museum to the biologists, "that the scat was produced by a cougar.
It's easier to kill a cougar if a pack of dogs trees it first, but the numbers clearly show that hunters can find cougars even if the dogs stay in the kennel.
Fears that a cougar might injure or kill a child are presented as the primary reason the Oregon Legislature should repeal a law against using dogs to hunt cougars.