A group heading across Sechelt Inlet slowed to take videos and that is when the giant cat got too close for comfort
When you are out hiking the woods in parts of British Columbia, you are usually warned to watch out for cougars, but this warning isn't usually issued if you are in a boat.
However, this is exactly what a group saw from their boat in Sechelt Inlet northwest of Vancouver.
"It was the first cougar I ever saw so it was pretty exciting," said Mark Wilson to Global News. "It was an adrenaline rush...It got me fired up."
(WARNING: Video contains coarse language)
Wilson, who works on power plants on the area, hopped a ride with a friend to go home for the day.
The group was passing the animal in the water so they slowed to check it out and that's when they realized it was a cougar.
The group, amazed with the giant creature, rushed to get as close as possible to take pictures and videos. That was until the cougar got really close and a man in the video starts yelling, "WatchRead More »from Swimming cougar almost hops on boat in B.C. waters