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01-16-08 Mountain Lion spotted in the Hahamongna Watershed at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains near JPL. By permission of Photographer Matthew Dickie

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Anya JingleGreat catch!

Anya Jingle

Voted 10/10

Great picture and I'm sure there's an interesting story that comes with it.
Posted Feb 2, 2008 2:51 am

Ejnar FjerdingstadBeautiful Animal,

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

amazing how well its colour blends in with the surroundings!
Posted Feb 2, 2008 8:06 am

SoCalHikerGreat pic

SoCalHiker

Voted 10/10

I have never seen one in the San Gabriels. How far was she/he from JPL? Thanks
Posted Feb 2, 2008 1:05 pm

johnmRe: Great pic

johnm

Hasn't voted

At the northeast edge of the property.
Posted Feb 3, 2008 2:14 pm

tanyaOOOOOOOOOOHHHHH!!!!

tanya

Voted 10/10

sO awEsOmE!!!!
Posted Feb 2, 2008 4:26 pm

Bill Kishgotta love the eye contact

Bill Kish

Voted 10/10

wow, nice shot -- intense eye contact from that big cat. So awesome indeed...
Posted Feb 3, 2008 12:10 am

lcarreauJohn ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

Please bring me up-to-date. What is JPL??
Nice cat! Did you have to call animal control
or the county mounties? I know there have
been sightings in Flagstaff and Salt Lake City, but it's best to capture one on camera so you have PROOF of the sighting. I know a
man here in central AZ who killed one with
his bow/arrow. It was in the wilds. I'm not
advocating a confrontation, I just hope this
cat doesn't get itself into trouble. THANKS!
Posted May 12, 2008 3:52 pm

johnmRe: John ...

johnm

Hasn't voted

Jet Propulsion Laboratory..Home of the Mars Explorer and other NASA space missions. The photo was taken by a JPL Engineer. Sightings are not uncommon in the Pasadena/Altadena/La Canada/La Crescenta Foothills. Some neighborhoods have Cat warning signs. Usually the cats retreat back up in the mountains long before animal control arrives. The local cats are much more stealthy than the local bears who like swimming in pools from time to time.
Posted May 12, 2008 9:06 pm

lcarreauRe: John ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

Sounds like a give and take relationship
with your local cats. Here in AZ, it's not
surprising to see hounds with radio collars,
and horsemen going by tracking down the illusive critters. Have a nice week, John!!
- Larry
Posted May 12, 2008 10:36 pm

cp0915Wonderful!

cp0915

Voted 10/10

Great catch. Awesome eye contact. Excellent.
Posted May 12, 2008 4:37 pm

Antonio GianiFantastica...

Antonio Giani

Voted 10/10

BELLISSSSSSIMMMMAAAAA!!!!!!

CIAO ANTONIO
Posted May 26, 2008 8:30 am

rdmcHere kitty!

rdmc

Voted 10/10

I had prints in my driveway a few weeks ago.
They are common in our neighborhood.

My goal is to capture a shot, and live to tell about it! :0)
Posted Jun 27, 2009 4:27 pm

Prettinuceoh boy

Prettinuce

Voted 10/10

I grew up in the area, thankfully I never saw one of those on my hikes!
Posted Feb 24, 2010 4:09 pm

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johnmSubmitted by johnm
on Feb 2, 2008 2:02 am

Image ID: 377624
Hits: 4640 
Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Mountain Lion

Image Type(s): Wildlife