16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cougar In the Grass

Camouflaged in the high grass, a mountain lion suspiciously eyes the camera. The cougar saw me long before I knew it was there. I waited in the same place for over 2 hours before this beautiful cat revealed itself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Michael Myers