90 Miles From Tyranny : How girl ELEVEN grabbed gun and shot dead cougar that was stalking her brother, 13, outside their house

Thursday, February 27, 2014

How girl ELEVEN grabbed gun and shot dead cougar that was stalking her brother, 13, outside their house


  • Shelby White, 11, killed her first cougar on her grandfather's ranch in Twisp, Washington, last week 
  • Female cougar had been spotted near family's home twice in the days prior to the shooting
  • Shelby's 9-year-old brother, Cody, shot a 125-pound cougar earlier this month 
  • Tanner White, 13, Shelby and Cody's oldest brother, killed a big cat near the ranch around same time 
  • Shelby has been hunting since she was 8 or 9, and so far she has bagged herself three deer 
  • State officials and hunters killed 10 other cougars during the winter season

When Thomas White spotted a cougar approaching his teenage son outside their home in rural Washington state last week, there was only one thing to do - hand a gun to his 11-year-old daughter.  

Without a moment's hesitation, Shelby White killed the female cougar, and wildlife officials suggested that the animal may have been sick.

The mountain cat was 4 years old and weighed about 50lbs, which is about half of what an animal that age should weigh. 
Fearless: Shelby White, 11, is posing with a cougar she shot dead last week on her grandfather's property



My, what big teeth you have! Shelby is showing off the teeth of the predator that was stalking her 13-year-old brother




Family hobby: Shelby (left) has been hunting with her trusty .234 caliber gun since age 8 or 9, and her younger brother Cody (right) is also an enthusiast of the sport

'This cougar was very, very skinny,' State Fish and Wildlife Officer Cal Treser said.

The fearless 11-year-old took action when she saw the cougar following her 13-year-old brother as he was walking towards their home in the town of Twisp, population 940.

In a phone interview with MailOnline Wednesday night, Shelby’s grandfather, William White, revealed that it was a fourth cougar killed on his property in the past several weeks.

Mr White, 64, a cattle rancher, said that earlier this month, Shelby’s 13-year-old brother, Tanner, also shot a cougar that has been circling his farm.

‘We're real avid hunters,’ Mr White said of his clan, which he described as 'backwoodsy.' .

The rancher explained that until recently,


Via - http://www.drudgereport.com/

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2568771/Girl-11-shoots-cougar-following-brother-14-home-making-THIRD-mountain-cat-killed-one-week.html#ixzz2uXhzHCS5 

1 comment:

  1. Obviously 'Climate Change' is to blame for all the emaciated cougars driven to desperately stalk young boys on private property.

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