16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Not for your eyes" Bobcat kitten covering mother's eyes

I spotted this bobcat and her kitten while mountain biking in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in north Scottsdale, AZ. They were lounging outside their den high up in some granite boulders when the kitten became playful.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © David Gilkey