Rare Footage: Mountain Lion Attacks Mule Deer Buck [VIDEO]


By Matt Alpert

If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like when a mountain lion attacks large prey, you’re about to find out.

Mountain lions are rarely seen taking down large bucks in the wild, so when we saw this video we took notice.

Filmed in New Mexico back in 2001, this footage shows a bold mountain lion attacking a big mule deer buck. The narrator estimates the buck weighs 265 pounds and places the mountain lion in at around 150 pounds. It’s middleweight vs. heavyweight, but that doesn’t deter the mountain lion; he’s hungry and ready to fight to the death for …read more

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