Crazy Sight: Mountain Lion Atop Utility Pole

Photographer captures image in California
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 1, 2015 8:32 AM CDT
A mountain lion stands on a power pole in Lucerne Valley, Calif.   (Peter Day/The Victorville Daily Press via AP)
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(Newser) – One of the more unusual sights of the week comes via the Victorville Daily Press in California, which captured an image of a mountain lion on top of a power pole. The big cat apparently scrambled up the 35-foot pole in the Lucerne Valley on Tuesday when kids traveling home on a school bus startled it. Wildlife officials parked nearby to keep gawkers at a distance, and the mountain lion left its perch for the wild sometime Tuesday night. (Read more mountain lion stories.)

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