Yes, studies have proven that air horns are a harmless but effective deterrent for bears, cougars, and coyotes. The Hornet rechargeable air horn will generate over 121 decibels of sound, more than enough to frighten-off these animals at a distance of 100 feet or even greater.

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Field researchers working in bear country will use an air horn intermittently when traveling through the forest and underbrush to ward-off bears in the area before a chance encounter can even occur.

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On one battery charge, the Hornet rechargeable electric air horn will offer over 35 minutes of sound at 121 decibels for this type of precautionary warning.