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8 mountain lions at once on trail cam

They don't exactly hunt in packs, don't travel in herds and aren't typically thought of as communal beings.

The image of the mountain lion as a stealthy, solitary beast is woven into the fabric of the American West.

And yet there they were on a game trail in Eastern Washington — eight
creatures famous for being loners, all huddled together as if attending
some big-cat block party.

Brad Thomas captured the images a few days before Christmas on a
trail camera, triggered by a motion sensor, set up on private land in
Douglas County. He submitted a disc of photos to cougar experts with the
state. After reviewing and discussing the images among themselves, the
biologists declared the pictures extraordinary — a rare glimpse of
fellowship among the West's common but elusive mountain lions.

"The pictures are 100 percent legit," said Jon Gallie, the assistant

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Added: Jan-31-2013 Occurred On: Jan-31-2013
By: bgwrkr
Tags: moutain, lions
Location: Washington, United States (load item map)
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