News reporter embarrasses himself after mistaking cougar for house cat

Fail 16/10/2017

A man going through a drive-thru in Mississippi, filmed what we thought was a large cougar cat prowling around in the wilderness. 

So, of course, it was a breaking news story and local TV reporter Scott Madaus was immediately sent out to cover the story. But the poor bugger was pretty much set up for a fuck up. 

Here's why: 

But what makes this even better is the cameraman just holding his shot, knowing it was not a cougar.