[CT Birds] Bobcat or Lion...
sffaulkner at comcast.net
Sat Nov 24 10:17:32 EST 2012
Holy Cow, Zellene -- the tail is the deciding factor. Get a camera!!! And
Jay Kaplan can give advice about who to tell...
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From: "zellene sandler" <zellene at earthlink.net>
To: "ctbirds" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2012 11:29 AM
Subject: [CT Birds] Bobcat or Lion...
> I know this is off-topic, but I saw a feline cross my yard this morning
> I am trying to figure out what it was...maybe someone on this list can
> help. I have had bobcats in the yard before and am quite familiar with
> them, but this seemed different. This cat was within the size of a large
> bobcat, but had a sleek, muscular body, a distinctive lionine head, and
> most telling, a long tail.
> If not for the definite long tail, I would err on the side of bobcat. But
> this cat was too small for an adult lion. I tried for a picture, but only
> got the tail end in a poor photo. I am not one to make lions out of
> bobcats, believe me, but there is a doubt in my mind. Any thoughts? You
> respond to me directly since this is off-topic, and ignore the spamblocker
> message since I can read any responses anyway.
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