Mountain Lion

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 Jingle

Anya Jingle - Feb 2, 2008 2:51 am - Voted 10/10

Great catch!

Great picture and I'm sure there's an interesting story that comes with it.

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Feb 2, 2008 8:06 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful Animal,

amazing how well its colour blends in with the surroundings!

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - Feb 2, 2008 1:05 pm - Voted 10/10

Great pic

I have never seen one in the San Gabriels. How far was she/he from JPL? Thanks

johnm

johnm - Feb 3, 2008 2:14 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great pic

At the northeast edge of the property.

tanya

tanya - Feb 2, 2008 4:26 pm - Voted 10/10

OOOOOOOOOOHHHHH!!!!

sO awEsOmE!!!!

Bill Kish

Bill Kish - Feb 3, 2008 12:10 am - Voted 10/10

gotta love the eye contact

wow, nice shot -- intense eye contact from that big cat. So awesome indeed...

lcarreau

lcarreau - May 12, 2008 3:52 pm - Voted 10/10

John ...

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!

johnm

johnm - May 12, 2008 9:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: John ...

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.

lcarreau

lcarreau - May 12, 2008 10:36 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: John ...

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

cp0915

cp0915 - May 12, 2008 4:37 pm - Voted 10/10

Wonderful!

Great catch. Awesome eye contact. Excellent.

Antonio Giani

Antonio Giani - May 26, 2008 8:30 am - Voted 10/10

Fantastica...

BELLISSSSSSIMMMMAAAAA!!!!!!

CIAO ANTONIO

rdmc

rdmc - Jun 27, 2009 4:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Here kitty!

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)

Prettinuce

Prettinuce - Feb 24, 2010 4:09 pm - Voted 10/10

oh boy

I grew up in the area, thankfully I never saw one of those on my hikes!

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