Cool cat número tres was quite a wow when we saw the pic on the 'puter.
Kinda photo that really jumps out at ya, and tickles our fear-of-the-monster-in-the-night genes.
And, one that also screams for a caption contest.
To me, this lion's posture is saying the same thing as that darling spotted skunk's:
"Don't make me use this..!"
The photo also really shows the power of white-flashing, auto-focusing and auto-adjusting homebrews. Checkity-check this tight crop - you can count kitty's whiskers:
And those ear notches and nose scars - badass.
Btw - don't you go thinking that cougars are indifferent to cam traps - this puma stopped for several shoulder shots as it sniffed and rubbed the camera. Here's one:
Maybe memorizing my scent for a future hunt? Hmmm... :)
8 critter photos and 176 false triggers. And those 8 gave us bobcat, polecat and wowcat.
Lucky set, and 3 very cool cats.