Cougars, or mountain lions, are another animal I’m glad to see at the zoo and not in nature. Of course, the likelihood of a cougar seeing you is much better than you seeing it. Sightings in Oregon, and around the rest of the country, are up so maybe the odds are getting better. I’m not sure that’s a good thing. These cougars seemed to be a mother and a nearly grown cub. She hung out in the back most of the time but like any youngster the young one liked to wander about.