3 Oregon men spot, chase cougar … until it turns, chases them (VIDEO)

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Screen grab of the cougar from the video. (Photo: KPTV/Portland)

Screen grab of the cougar from the video. (Photo: KPTV/Portland)

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Three young men driving in Hood River spotted a cougar prowling the area, so they decided to try to chase it down. But they found out that cornering a big cat is never a good idea.

KPTV in Portland had an exclusive interview with one of the men — Evan McClure — and he describes what happened when he and his coworkers saw the wild cat at about 2 a.m. Sunday. They also took a video of the cougar with a cell phone.

To read the full KPTV story, click here.