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Mountain Lions Move Into Woman’s Backyard (Video)

If you thought your neighbors bothered you by mowing the lawn too early, talk to Lynn Thomas. The Colorado woman recently discovered a mother mountain lion and her two cubs living in her backyard.

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11:40PM PDT on Jul 29, 2011

Dangerous for all involved.

6:59PM PDT on Jul 29, 2011

Amazing, thank you. I hope that we can figure out how to coexist

10:11AM PDT on Jul 29, 2011

Why isn't the title for this piece, "Humans Move into Mountain Lion Territory, Depriving Them of Denning Sites"? That is the reality--we moved into their back yard. Fortunately the owner of the home had a welcoming attitude toward them. My question is what happened to them after the week? Were they scared away by all the attention? Where did they go?

5:09PM PDT on Jun 13, 2011

And I thought my close encounter was close. WOW!

7:09AM PST on Mar 2, 2011

They are so beautiful! ;)

1:58PM PST on Feb 9, 2011

i hope these animals do not become humanized. maybe they could be relocated to a safer area......

1:45PM PST on Feb 6, 2011

Yeah did you not read the other article? mother & cubs are very dangerous. Just because you are curious you could put yourself and the mountain lion in danger!!
Mountain lion with cubs will attack if they feel threatened. Look to You tube for a mountain lion attacking a brown bear!!

5:41PM PST on Jan 27, 2011

Oh, some people have all the luck in the world don't they?
I truly wish they would come into my garden!

3:30PM PST on Jan 16, 2011

thanks for posting.

12:17PM PST on Jan 12, 2011

thats awesome how close she got to see the lion cubs & Momma.

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