Caught! Young Cougars Trapped By Coyotes

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Seeking refuge

Credit: Lori Iverson / USFWS
A standoff between two juvenile mountain lions and five coyotes was caught on camera March 28, 2013, by an employee at the National Elk Refuge in Jackson,…Read More »

Wyo. The mountain lions sought safety on a buck and rail fence for more than an hour while the coyotes lurked nearby. The pack chased one of the cougars (as mountain lions are also called) when it tried to escape, according to the photographer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife staffer Lori Iverson.   Less «
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