I was alerted to the presence of this Bobcat by a swarm of Magpies and a Raven mobbing something. I though it was probably an owl,so I headed toward the mob,imagine my surprise to find this pretty kitty instead. It was equally surprised by me,and took off,but the magpies followed it and led me right to it hiding in the rocks. It froze,and I managed to get a few photos before it took off again. But make no mistake,this is no pussy cat, bigger than most coyotes I've seen,probably topped 30lbs,a big tom.
Tracks of a large male Cougar in snow,less than a day old. About 4"in. X 4"in.
Fresh and a big tom too
also seen in P6 territory
seen on road at dawn
Mammals (class Mammalia /məˈmeɪli.ə/) are a clade of endothermic amniotes. Among the features that distinguish them from the other amniotes, the reptiles and the birds, are hair, three middle ear bones, mammary glands in females, and a neocortex (a region of the brain). The mammalian brain regulates body temperature and the circulatory system, including the four-chambered heart. The mammals include the largest animals on the planet, the rorquals and some other whales, as well as some...