There aren’t many carnivores in the United States that are as sneaky as the coyote. But recently, a California video show had the misfortune of being spotted by a puma lurking in the dark.
Trail camera footage shows a lone coyote trotting past at night. The coyote disappears and a cougar appears just behind.
For a few seconds, I hear nothing and see nothing. The silence is then broken by a panicked Yip in the distance.
The video was shot by photographer Natalie Orozco on September 27th in a closed area in Orange County. orange county outdoors He told The McClatchy News in an email.
“After confirming the site, I noticed a lot of coyote fur The October 5 Facebook post did not identify the location of the killing, so the outcome is unknown. “Our guess is that Mountain Lion was successful based on other nearby cameras that were hanging out in the area overnight afterwards.”
“Coyotes can outrun mountain lions (with proper notice), but mountain lions are ambush specialists,” the post read.
Pumas tend to eat large, small, and medium-sized prey, but have been known to attack and attack. kill the coyote Similarly, competition can also be a factor.
while 4,000 and 6,000 mountain lions Estimates call California home. But experts say the true number is unknown and difficult to calculate.
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