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Big Bobcat chased away by 2 angry crows, and the band played on

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by dewey, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was driving along near my place on a narrow, "slow" winding blacktop road with my vehicle windows down just enjoying the almost sunset cool temps, when a big bobcat darted out from the desert, right in front of me, being mercilessly dive bombed and chased by 2 very angry crows...with the whole lot of them oblivious to me even being there just feet away. The cat was in a panic trying to get away from them and they kept blocking his every twist and turn. The cat made it across the road and bounded up a bank of boulders that fences state land with some mountains, trying to make it to better cover, I'm sure. They chased him back and forth across a good 1/4 mile that I could still see as he headed for the hills...and towards the big waterway he'd have to cross before the hills. Not sure if he took a swim but I wouldn't be surprised if he was forced to in his panic and since the only way around the canal on dry land was a long way away and in the *opposite direction* that they were herding him that whole time. I'm sure the crows were also aware of that little fact. For a second I thought the cat, in his panic to escape them, might jump in my vehicle...while the radio was playing "The lion sleeps tonight" [​IMG]. Cool song but a bobcat with a crow chaser in my car wouldn't have been my cup of tea. [​IMG]

    This is just a random bobcat pic around town...they're so beautiful.
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  2. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like bobcats and I am also a fan of almost every big cat.
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    When I first read the title I thought it said Cows... [​IMG]

    That would have been a sight to see! [​IMG]
     
  4. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was cows too and I was wondering if they were miss spelling it and putting crow..
     
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  5. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] No doubt! LOL

    Although cows are very brave and will try to run off almost anything!
     
  6. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's so funny! After your post I thought about changing it to "crow-birds", but COW-birds (crow-birds, misread) would seem even more odd, lol. [​IMG]

    I've done my fair share of misreading thread titles here, lol.
     
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  7. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They are all very beautiful.
     
  8. peepacheep

    peepacheep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great picture! Bobcats are beautiful. Spotted a covey of quail alongside the road this summer, an instant later a bobcat dashed across the road towards the quail. 2 weeks later I had to stop the truck on the same road. A half grown bobcat kitten was on the yellow line, looking at my truck then looking at the creek where it had been heading. So cute and so confused, poor thing!
     

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