Mountain Lion Soars Through the Air and Lands Right on Trail Cam

A Montana mountain lion showed all its power and graceful athleticism in a remarkable shot caught on a trail camera, in which the creature flies through the air and pounces right on the camera lens.

The footage is from wildlife photographer Casey Anderson, who said the camera was positioned near Emigrant, Montana.

The clip, from 2015, shows the big cat leaping from a tree onto the camera.

“It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s super cat,” Anderson wrote.

“Mountain lions navigate the rugged terrain with unparalleled grace. They can jump 40 feet horizontally and over 15 feet vertically,” he added. Credit: Casey Anderson via Storyful

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