Sunday, March 24, 2013


In the San Luis Valley, there are certainly wild creatures, some of whom have been known to prey on humans, at least occasionally, including lions, bears and even alligators.  This fine young mountain lion paid us a visit in 2009.

Pretty as this cat is however, even if a mountain lion had killed Jack, it would not have dragged his carcass very far afterwards, seeing as how Jack weight well over 200 pounds.  So, the mountain lion as culprit will have to remain in the "What if..." category.

1 comment:

  1. We've seen lion tracks near our property. Confirmed by a Parks and Wildlife ranger. These tracks are really close (in lion terms) to an elementary school. We have not seen the lion and think that he, she, is mostly active at night.