Close encounter with bobcat

October 30th, 2007, seetharam

On Sunday (October 28th, 2007) I came upon a bobcat while taking a bird walk at San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine, not twenty feet away, sitting and licking his back paw. I was walking on trail with my Canon 1D Mark III and Canon 600 mm IS lens. When I saw him very close to the pond I stopped walking.

I read some where that bobcats are pretty harmless. So, I was not really afraid of him but at the same time I did not want to stand that close to him. Looks like he read my mind, after few minutes, he walked softly in front of me. What a memorable experience that was!

Here is the close of shot of this cat.



October 28th, 2007, seetharam

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