Utah Deer Hunter Bags Opening-Day Cougar

_It was a classic case of the hunter becoming the hunted on the Oct. 17 season opener of the Utah deer hunt, as the 48-year-old Syracuse resident [David Garcia] found himself face to face with a full-grown, 150-pound mountain lion. . . .
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_"When I saw her, it sent a chill through my spine that I can't explain. I was trembling," Garcia said. . . .
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_"When I turned around, she immediately went into a crouch and started hissing like crazy," Garcia said, "so I lifted my rifle and looked through my scope and all I saw was her head -- then I just fired. . . ."
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_The wildlife officers investigated and determined Garcia acted in self-defense.
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