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Old 26 March 2018, 07:23 PM
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Default Officials catch large mountain lion lounging in backyard of California home

A large mountain lion spotted in the backyard of a home in Azusa Monday morning has been safely caught. CBS Los Angeles reports the animal was discovered in the 600 block of West Virginia Ann Drive, near the Azusa Greens Country Club golf course, Azusa police reported at around 7 a.m.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/azusa-c...n-lion-caught/
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Old 26 March 2018, 07:39 PM
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This is a bit of a viewpoint issue, isn't it?

'Mountain lion lounging in own backyard gets interfered with by human officials.'

Admittedly, the humans in this area may have thought it's their backyard for some time now.
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Old 26 March 2018, 07:44 PM
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The nerve of people, attacking a sleeping cat. Don't they know that cats sleeping in sunny spots have the right of way?
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Old 26 March 2018, 08:04 PM
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Maybe it is just me, but the size of the Mountain Lion doesn't seem relevant (or even accurate). Mountain lions are big critters and all adults are large. Did they measure it and scientifically determine that it was "large" by mountain lion standards?
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Old 26 March 2018, 09:49 PM
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Looking at the photo, it appears to be pretty good sized by mountain lion standards.
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Old 26 March 2018, 10:26 PM
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Glad they were able to capture it instead of killing it, anyway.
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Old 27 March 2018, 02:00 AM
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Maybe it is just me, but the size of the Mountain Lion doesn't seem relevant (or even accurate). Mountain lions are big critters and all adults are large. Did they measure it and scientifically determine that it was "large" by mountain lion standards?
Not only did they roofie it and abduct it, they sizeshamed it in the process
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Old 27 March 2018, 01:00 PM
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My late FIL lived in a house on the side of a mountain in upstate New York, not far from Saratoga. One morning his dog refused to go outside, which was very unlike her. FIL looked outside and saw a mountain lion curled up sleeping a ways down the slope.
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Old 27 March 2018, 01:28 PM
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My late FIL lived in a house on the side of a mountain in upstate New York, not far from Saratoga. One morning his dog refused to go outside, which was very unlike her. FIL looked outside and saw a mountain lion curled up sleeping a ways down the slope.
A few years ago, a moose was spotted on/near the racetrack up there. IIRC it was a juvie. Every racing site I go to had a picture of it on their homepage.
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Old 27 March 2018, 03:46 PM
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Not only did they roofie it and abduct it, they sizeshamed it in the process
It's not LARGE, it's just big-boned!
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Old 27 March 2018, 04:47 PM
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My late FIL lived in a house on the side of a mountain in upstate New York, not far from Saratoga. One morning his dog refused to go outside, which was very unlike her. FIL looked outside and saw a mountain lion curled up sleeping a ways down the slope.
Smart dog!
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Old 27 March 2018, 05:35 PM
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Amber <3. She was an Airedale. Great dog.
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