Home » Top 1000 Animal Pictures » Shasta VI, the University of Houston’s cougar, when he was a cub Share this on Facebook download .zip with all pictures Last season they didn’t because he was just a cub and he was pretty timid. I’m not sure if UH plans on doing so in the future seasons. As long as they treat him ethically, I’d be all for that! Related Posts Cougar (Puma concolor) Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) Snorkeling with a Humpback whale in Tonga Latest Comments ShahidAqq September 30, 2016 What kind of assholes make fun of an animal after it gets hurt? Unthon July 20, 2016 So you guys don’t bring him out for Football games? Radbel May 23, 2016 It patrols campus and protects students from the crime-ridden neighborhood that surrounds the university. Schiat April 5, 2016 Weren’t they using that hand symbol to make fun of Shasta after that accident happened, and then we won, causing us to adopt it? I love that story. Edit: Minus the fact that Shasta got hurt. Nah January 10, 2016 Alternatively, UH’s hand sign is what we think of UT, because the accident happened at UT. Rodyn December 27, 2015 He’s our mascot. Unlike a lot of other school mascots, though, he doesn’t stay on campus. He lives at the Houston Zoo. Tiarad October 18, 2015 I imagine he wears a leather jackets and aviators. poissonman88 October 3, 2015 We used to have him on campus, but one year a while ago an accident happened and he lost a toe. That’s one reason why he lives in the zoo now, and also the reason for UH’s hand sign. Comments are closed.