How do cougars hunt and eat their prey if its an animal like a raccoon?
1) “I read an article in Seattle Weekly about Cougar bars in Seattle, maybe you could find a Cougar for your raccoon problem at the Brooklyn or the Metropolitan. Apparently, that’s where they hang out.” Source and further information: http://www.yelp.com/topic/seattle-raccoons 😉 2) “Cougars rely on short bursts of speed to ambush their prey. A cougar may stalk an animal for an hour or more” “A cougar’s strength and powerful jaws allow it to take down and drag prey larger than itself.” “Cougars are a stalk and wait predators and the majority of prey is killed by a sudden explosive burst of speed with the attack focused from the front shoulder forward, where the cougar can grasp the neck to break the neck or suffocate and kill.” Source and further information: http://wdfw.wa.gov/wlm/living/cougars.htm 3) “The cougar’s secretive
Cougars stalk and kill their prey.Usually by biting the neck or throat.I have witnessed a cougar in western colorado kill a full grown mule deer doe.They usually start at the butt and eat their way into both hams,until they are full and then they cover their prey with leaves or grass and pee all over it to try to mask the scent and to mark it as theirs.In the case of a coon, i would guess that they would probably eat nearly all of it.