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Friday, February 19, 2021

A mother mountain lion and a trio of kittens!

I visited some cams that are usually impossible to get to at this time of year due to deep snow. I thought that there would be nothing on them because bears are usually their subjects - and they are asleep.

Much to my delight, a mother mountain lion was in the area with her three kittens in December. I believe that the mother had cached a meal nearby, and the family spent a couple of days eating it.

One fun feature of this video is the vocalizations by the mother and by the kittens. Be sure to have your sound on! And, check out the kitten scaring himself by breaking the ice on a puddle.

Seeing mountain lion kittens is a rare treat. Check out the video to see some!


17 comments:

  1. oooh how fabulous they are... I bet a lot of people have the same first thought: want one ;O)

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  2. i would never have guessed that sound was a lion... I want to squeeze one of the kittens. yes, I know I can't but I want to... LOVE the cats, also LOVE the sun pointing to the small plant in the snow and those gorgeous birch trees, and the tiny pine that Beau would scratch him back on the lower limb. there is more to this video than cats for sure... keep them coming

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  3. Hari OM
    What darling delights! YAM xx

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  4. WOW! What a treat!!! The night shots make the mother look like a snow lion. Love it!

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  5. What a great video. So glad the usual subjects for this location were sleeping so we could see this big cat family.

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  6. Awesome footage, I just love the cats! Take care, stay well.

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  7. Those kittens are so darn adorable!

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  8. OH MY CATS...that is a precious little chirp....I thought the kittens were big until I saw their beautiful, Mom
    Hugs Cecilia

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  9. A great delight to see this family, and the kittens, love the way they wade through the snow, a the little meow./chirp? I wonder what they were saying.

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  10. Aw, what a great video of mom and her babies. It made me smile and I hope you get more of them too.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend. Scritches to the pups. ♥

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  11. The chirps are funny, I never would have guessed a big cat was making that noise!

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  12. What incredible footage! I'd have been scared too if I broke the ice. :)

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