Tijeras resident faces off with bobcat Web Staff
September 04, 2017 03:36 PM

TIJERAS, N.M. -- A Tijeras resident has a stare-down encounter with an area bobcat.


Bill Bentzen sent this video to KOB and writes, "I was just sitting outside of my front door about 6:30 p.m. when in the corner of my eye I saw this bobcat coming my way. It didn't notice me at first but as it passed it noticed me. We had a little stare down but it lost interest in me and went on its way. "

Bobcats are known to dine on rodents, rabbits, quail, deer and insects, according to New Mexico Game and Fish. If you encounter a bobcat in your yard, stay indoors and leave it alone. Make sure to keep pets and children safely away.

courtesy Bill Bentzen

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