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Colorado Runner Kills Mountain Lion In Self-Defense

The man heard something behind him as he was jogging alone on a trail. As he turned, the lion lunged.
A mountain lion leaps from a rock in this file photo. A man in Colorado successfully defended himself from a mountain lion attack while he was jogging on a trail Monday. Source: Avalon

Updated at 11 a.m. ET

A trail jogger in Colorado successfully defended himself Monday against a mountain lion that attacked him from behind. The cat is dead, and the man is recovering in a local hospital.

The jogger, whose identity has not been

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