[CT Birds] Bobcat or Lion...

Sara Zagorski penguinsz at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 24 10:26:49 EST 2012


I read an article in the Hartford Courant last week that a group is offering $100 for a picture of a mountain lion in CT. it was called something like Cougars of CT. Of course, that could be a group about something else entirely! :)

Sara Zagorski
Wethersfield


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On Nov 24, 2012, at 10:17 AM, "Sarah Faulkner" <sffaulkner at comcast.net> wrote:

> 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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> Sarah
> ----- Original Message ----- 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...
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>> I know this is off-topic, but I saw a feline cross my yard this morning and
>> 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.
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>> 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 can
>> 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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>> Zellene
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