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Bob Cat
Dec 2010 Fred Schaad

Bob Cat

Kelowna, British Columbia

I shot this on Saturday. I had an assignment to cover the people doing the Christmas Bird Count and
one of the birders mentioned the highlight of his day was discovering a bobcat in a tree. He told
me roughly where it was and so I decided to go look for it too and low and behold, it was still
there. The tree was a big old willow located in a riparian are of a local watercourse, completely
surrounded by urban development.

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Ann Pettigrew25-Dec-2011 01:58
Incredible shot and I like the B & W. They are such beautiful animals!
Jim & Josefina23-Dec-2010 18:30
Glad you did find him...good capture.
Marc Demoulin23-Dec-2010 17:14
What a nice feline attitude! vVv
Hans Koot23-Dec-2010 09:33
not a domestic cat shot eh kind of surprise it was still there.. In B&W you made the textures come well together.
Aud Elise Sjøsæther23-Dec-2010 08:11
Fantastic capture of the cat! V
lou_rozensteins23-Dec-2010 07:43
Excellent shot. It must be an unusual place to find one of these!
Tom Munson23-Dec-2010 01:45
Fantastic image and find, Fred! A very difficult critter to photograph.
LeeG23-Dec-2010 01:29
His coat blends well with his surroundings, he looks content with his camouflage fur coat.
Nice job getting the eye contact with this big beastie cat!
Brad Claypole22-Dec-2010 22:53
Nice find and capture
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad22-Dec-2010 22:34
In the picture, you might think this is just a large house cat. Unfortunately, I have nothing in the image to offer a sense of scale. All I can say is this is no house cat. I would guess it would be as big as a medium sized dog like a spaniel, about 30-40 pounds (13-18 kg).
silvia marmori22-Dec-2010 19:44
such find and excellent shot you made.
Gérard Koehl22-Dec-2010 19:16
Excellent... V