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Offline Happy Gilmore

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Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« on: February 11, 2009, 03:51:18 PM »
Thought you guys might find these interesting....On the Highway near Elko, NV. A friends' brother captured them..Ok, I emailed my buddy who sent them, correction, a friends' brother got them from a friend in Nevada....






« Last Edit: February 11, 2009, 04:17:48 PM by Happy Gilmore »
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009, 03:53:00 PM »
wow, thats awesome!!!

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 03:56:22 PM »
Unreal, I never would have thought a bobcat could take down a deer.
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009, 04:00:15 PM »
Those are awsome pics! 8)
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009, 04:03:18 PM »
think they were on here a couple weeks ago.  Awsome pics!
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2009, 06:30:09 PM »
That thing would make an awesome rug! :chuckle:

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2009, 07:29:58 PM »
Nothin like survival of the fittest.
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2009, 07:31:47 PM »
A passing truck could get dinner and a new rug, what a deal :chuckle:

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2009, 07:55:17 PM »
That's a chunky little guy and a very cool photo.

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2009, 08:48:47 PM »
I got the same email but it said it was a lynx on a highway in canada :dunno:
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2009, 10:47:36 PM »
 :chuckle: Sorry but I really want that cat for a pet. That last picture makes me smile.

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2009, 11:00:49 PM »
Holy crap!

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2009, 11:22:00 PM »
That's a Lynx !!

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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2009, 07:31:02 AM »
Look at the tail and ears ,lynx. Do they have canadian lynx in nev? :liar: Great pics tho.
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2009, 07:48:48 AM »
Looks like every bobcat I've shot, thats somewhere around 35-40. I guess I could be the reason they are going extict.  :chuckle:
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2009, 07:53:04 AM »
Looks like every bobcat I've shot, thats somewhere around 35-40. I guess I could be the reason they are going extict.  :chuckle:
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Re: Photos of Bobcat taking young deer in Elko, NV
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2009, 10:13:01 AM »
Who knows the truth to any emails that are passed all around. Cool pictures no less. Stop in the Fish and Wildlife office in Wenatchee on 97A side. They used to have photo albums of research pictures. They had a huge lynx eating on a deer they hung in a tree up the Northwest Corner of Lake Chelan. Lots of other cool pictures too. Nice guys in the office about 7 years ago when I lived there....

I can't really tell the difference other than from what I remember a lynx is taller and lighter in color. Bobcats are stumpier with more markings like a house cat. I think the ears are different too...I could be wrong....
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