Not just a city in Mississippi called Escatawpa. Its a word meaning alpha female. A tawpa is a dominant woman, like a mountain lion. Beautiful, yet deadly.
I was walking on a trail in the southern blue ridge mountains. Rounding a bend in the trail, I happened on a misstawpa and her young. The hair on the back of my neck stiffened as I heard the low primal growl eminating from her throat.