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This article's subject relates to Season 2 of 24.

A cougar is a predatory wildcat of a species found in the Americas.

Day 2[]

A cougar stalks Kim Bauer

A cougar threatened the life of Kim Bauer for a time between 6:00pm-7:00pm, while she was lost at the Angeles Crest National Forest and trapped in a snare. It departed on its own, and Kim was later freed from the snare by outdoorsman Lonnie McRae. ("Day 2: 6:00pm-7:00pm")

Lonnie later gave her a revolver which he said would scare away any cougars she might meet on the way back to the highway.

Background information and notes[]

  • The scene in Day 2: 6:00pm-7:00pm in which Kim Bauer encounters a cougar is infamous among 24 fans, with many considering it the epitome of the show's over-reliance on random subplots.