Two Men Spot a Large Cougar Stuck in a Trap and Bravely Help Free Him

Trapped Cougar Released From Trap by Utah Conservation Officers.

It’s amazing how many people put their lives on the line to help others and conversation officers do so to also help animals. Cougars are very dangerous and when a cougar got its paw stuck in a trap, Utah conservation officers knew they had to act quickly.

As both Utah conservation officers start to help him, the trapped cougar hisses and growl at them. There are a lot of tense moments and watching this trapped cougar rescue by brave conservation officers is definitely a nail-biting experience!

Watch this nail-biting trapped Cougar release…


The trapped cougar video begins with these captions, “One of those things that feel like the “first time” every time. Releasing a lion from a trap with catchpoles.” It is so true.

Here are some of our favorite YouTube comments from this trapped cougar video, “Cougar Release” by MrCordoniz:

  1. “Man this was crazy. Those mountain lions are as powerful as hell. Glad you gentlemen are ok and unharmed. I like to personally Thank You for doing a job well done. Hats off to you both. I wanna hug the hell out of you cause I was nervous as hell watching this. One swipe on a leg and bleeding like a stuck pig here you come. Geez. Well done gents.” – jurassicsushi
  2. “Now I know why rangers wear brown pants.” – Huon Heta
  3. “Those two have balls you can see from space.” – Joshua Matheus
  4. “God damn I’ve never heard how cougars actually sound, freaking cat demons.”
  5. “LOL at the old guy “EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF!” at 1:52” – Gone Ballistic
  6. “That poor lion is sooo tired after…he has been struggling for god knows how long.” – Griffith Park Trail Cam
  7. “I don’t know how much you guys get paid but it isn’t enough. Thanks for doing this, be careful out there.” – Travis In Canada

Please share this video of Utah conservation officers helping a cougar trapped on a mountain top with your friends and family.

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