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Offline warthog

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lion pic ?
« on: February 12, 2018, 11:09:57 AM »
is this a lion or is the distance and clarity fooling me ?  week later got a lion same place ,same cam only closer. i'll post the one in question 1st.

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 11:13:19 AM »
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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 11:15:49 AM »
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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 11:16:24 AM »
Lion
:fire.:

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 11:46:06 AM »
Yes
"About the time you realize that your father was a smart man, you have a teenager telling you just how stupid you are."

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 11:47:44 AM »
Chalupacabra!
P&Y bucks & bulls, predators and any game fish that swims!!
Life is too short to settle for dinks!

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2018, 01:19:45 PM »
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me -Phillipians 4:13

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2018, 02:03:36 PM »
German Shepard....  :chuckle: wife saw one down by St. Helens a couple years ago and made the statement I just saw a cougar, or a German Shepherd with a long smooth tail just jumped up on a log!....  I believe she saw a cougar!!

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2018, 02:14:55 PM »
I would say that critter went to WSU.
Look man, some times you just gotta roll the dice

So many free days, so few fish....

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2018, 03:53:04 PM »
yep

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2018, 04:02:09 PM »
Youngster I think, puma for sure

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2018, 04:12:06 PM »
looks like a big kitty kat to me.

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2018, 04:36:26 PM »
My 18th month-old girl saw that first picture and said, "Kitty kitty kitty kitty kitty."  So, there's your answer. :)   :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2018, 06:05:17 PM »
puma concolor for sure.

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2018, 07:03:36 PM »
Ask WDFW, they'll tell you honestly what it is....
Fish hard, hunt harder!

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2018, 04:58:51 PM »
Yes its a cat, cougar, mountain lion(whatever your term is) I have seen a bunch in the Methow over the last 5 years, these things are deer killers. I know a lot of people are worried about wolves(which we as hunters should be) but I,ll tell ya, these things are killing a TON of deer folks,  they are machines as far as picking off deer( 1 per week, per cat!), found over 20 half buried kills in a couple areas in the Methow this last hunting season. Not good, they are wiping out that herd and have been for 20 years plus... :twocents:
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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2018, 11:15:27 PM »
thanks guys !

i know that it's a lion.

i visit other forums in the southeast that are just confirming lions .  every now and then someone posts a pic claiming it's a lion but is clearly a tabby cat.  knowing that folks here know the difference was curious as to responses.  the one pic where the cat is going away would be instantly dismissed as a domestic down south.  just a fun comparison of local knowledge.

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Re: lion pic ?
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2018, 06:13:41 AM »
cougar

 

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