Hiker captures mountain-lion encounter on camera

A pair of hikers recorded video of a mountain lion on the High Sierra Trail at Sequoia National Park in California.
1:21 | 08/09/17

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And a pair backpackers got a little too close to nature in California Ed say so they found themselves in rather lengthy staring contest. With that guy the Mountain Lion. Be frozen luckily for them the cat held its. It's ground while the hikers trying to figure out what to do next few reasons to do. Yeah. Uses. The pair eventually backed away slowly. Float men and evaded his sleep well that night in fact there was so shaken. They actually made good but videos. For their loved ones BR biologist told the hikers the Mountain Lion probably just finished hunting and wasn't interested in employee irate thanks for. However adding watched enough online videos of people who turn their back yeah on big cats yet. That I can tell you this thing you're not supposed to do you know this is in sequoia national park did not too. To stare at them or not to turn your ballot turn your back OK apparently they also need not to run and trying to make a loud noises. That helps tell your supposed to ask Diana yet they need don't run and try to make about those so just take away and hope that cat actually didn't see you is that. I just hoping that he did. Key dissidents and I don't really think he does.

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