Cougar believed to have mauled Vancouver Island boy shot dead by wildlife officials
boy the previous night.
“We received a complaint of a cougar attack that occurred at the west end of Sproat Lake around 8:24 last night,” said Const. Tracey Corner with the Port Alberni RCMP. “A seven-year-old boy had been attacked by a cougar.”
The boy and his family were camping Wednesday evening at a location about 30 kilometres west of Port Alberni, B.C.
Corner said th