Ever Hear a Mountain Lion’s Scream? It’s Pretty Terrifying

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When you hear this sound, you understand at once, why people in the past thought ghosts and demons lived in the forest... This is so scaring! I would not dare to go to the woods when such sound is heard.
Actually, it has nothing to do with evil spirit, but this is a mountain lion in heat… and that is one scary sound!
The cougar scream is connected with mating activities. In female cougars, it often is considered to be a sign of the heat cycle. Heat in cougars occurs at many points during the span of a year. When males scream, it happens due to rivalry for the attentions of females. The spooky vocalization is prevalent when several male cougars have their sights set on the same female. There is also another reason for cougars’ scream: they do it during mating.