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Can you spot the Mountain Lion?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by vart, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. vart

    vart

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    My wife forwarded this pic to me and made a comment about this is why she carries her S&W 442 when she hikes...

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    OLEDAVE What you said?

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    I finally did. Took a few minutes though..
     

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    Yes, but won't say so others can have the fun of looking for him/her.
     
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    Saw him. :)

    Real low about at 45% across the pic and 24% up.

    Wow.

    'Drew
     
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    Short Cut PatrioticMember CLM

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    Yes, took a little bit though. It is smaller in scale than the picture lead me initially to believe.
     
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    cue 600 threads about what caliber for Mountain Lion. :supergrin:
     
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    holy hell that took forever for me to find...I was kind of expecting it to be obvious
     
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    Awesome, natural camoflauge!
     
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    Cole125 Silver Member

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    Found him before looking at the other posts. Those bastards blend in real good. :alex: A J frame .38 is marginal for mountain lions to say the least, but the sound might scare it off. There are a lot of lions in my neck of the woods and I always carry a S&W 686 .357 revolver or Glock 27, sometimes both.
     
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    Look for eyes and find it in less then 10 seconds. BUT, that is looking in a narrow area, with no distractions, for a known item.




    Casually walking near, with family, on a nice day, and I'm probably a dead man.
     
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    Those are big rocks. Deceiving and well hidden.
     
  12. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    umm wow thats awesome!
     
  14. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    Nope. . . But I do see Waldo. . .
     
  15. vart

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    It's a .357 Mag, and I know several mountain lion hunters that use a .22 on treed cats to dispatch them.
     
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    c5367 Esq.

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    To be fair, it is a bit harder here since it's a still image. Motion attracts the eye. If it started moving around on that background, you'd have a better chance.
    Then again, you probably wouldn't get a whole lot of notice. These things have adapted to their the motion sensitive eyes of their prey and are pretty good at working around it.

    Great picture that really highlights how well these critters are adapted to their environment.
     
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    The 1st one isn't that hard to find, but the 2nd one takes more time, as it is partially blocked from view.
     
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    Really, any caliber from .22 on up would be fine for a mountain lion if you know what you're doing.


    The problem being that more than likely in a hiking situation where a mountain lion decided to attack, that pistola would still be in its holster while said lion was nom-img on your neck.
     
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    wait theres 2 of them? holy hell I must be blind
     
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