An Iowa teenager came face-to-face with a mountain lion, and lived to tell the tale. Jacob Altena, 17, of Rock Rapids was hunting deer Saturday about a half-mile west of Akron, right along the Sioux River. He was walking through the woods at around 5:15 p.m. when he heard something move to his left. He turned to see the mountain lion just 15 feet away, sitting under some fallen timber. "It was pretty scary," Altena said. "I was in shock."