Nature is a wonderful place to unwind and get away from it all. While it can be perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of city life, it doesn’t mean you should let your guard down. Encounters or attacks from North America’s primary predators including black bears, grizzly bears, cougars, alligators, and wolves are rare but would you know what to do if you came face-to-face with one? This guide will give you the knowledge you need to give you the best chance to not only avoid an attack, but to survive one in a worst-case scenario. Next time you take a stroll in the woods, will you be prepared?