We're not "lion," this is the best SNIFF you'll see today.
The National Park Service has been studying how mountain lions survive in an urbanized environment like the Santa Monica Mountains National Park in California. Remote cameras like this one, help scientists better understand the cougars movements, population, and behavior.
Mountain lions are solitary, elusive animals and sightings are extremely rare. Based on more than 150,000 GPS locations collected since 2002, it is clear that the mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park area prefer natural areas and they attempt to avoid coming in contact with humans.
Have you ever seen one of these elusive and secretive wildcats?
Video description: A mountain lion’s whole face appears on video. Sniffs can be heard as it smells the camera. After a few seconds of sniffing, the lion walks away from the camera and leaves the scene.
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