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Cougars
« on: May 20, 2018, 09:22:59 PM »
Caught these in the Markworth Forest, just two days ago.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Av6xmUKG2ACCTF0v2

https://photos.app.goo.gl/uqRXPgo6t3ZeJ9y98

I'm thinking it's a male chasing after a female in heat?
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Re: Cougars
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2018, 09:43:53 PM »
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Re: Cougars
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2018, 10:00:49 PM »
That 2nd one in the 1st video looks like a big cat.

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Re: Cougars
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2018, 10:05:52 PM »
1st video has a collar on cat #2. He(?) looks like a stout cat.
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Re: Cougars
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2018, 10:10:25 PM »
Excuse my ignorance  but where is the Markworth Forest??
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Re: Cougars
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2018, 11:33:15 PM »
It is better to be consistently incorrect than inconsistently correct...

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Re: Cougars
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 09:03:52 AM »
Excuse my ignorance  but where is the Markworth Forest??

It's a state forest about 15-20 minutes NE of Duvall. And I misspelled it - apparently its official name is "Marckworth Forest" (with a 'k').
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Re: Cougars
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2018, 06:31:04 PM »
Stossel creek area

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Re: Cougars
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2018, 06:41:35 PM »
Is that cam on what use to be the main road?

Always has been lots of cats back there and can only imagine itís blown up with the road being gated on both ends.

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Re: Cougars
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2018, 07:07:03 PM »
Awesome capture.  If you let your brain forget the scale, they look like a couple house-cats playing. 

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Re: Cougars
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2018, 08:05:32 AM »
Is that cam on what use to be the main road?

Yeah, about here:

https://www.google.com/maps/@47.787848,-121.8702242,389m/data=!3m1!1e3

Still a surprising amount of traffic - it caught trucks, bikes or hikers nearly every day. (I presume the trucks are official vehicles, since the gates are locked.) The camera was kind of obvious, so I'm surprised that nobody seemed to have noticed it.
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