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Contributors to this thread:
Grey Ghost 25-Oct-22
elkmtngear 25-Oct-22
Joey Ward 25-Oct-22
drycreek 25-Oct-22
deerhunter72 25-Oct-22
smarba 25-Oct-22
Corax_latrans 25-Oct-22
Grey Ghost 25-Oct-22
molsonarcher 25-Oct-22
WV Mountaineer 25-Oct-22
Corax_latrans 25-Oct-22
Grey Ghost 25-Oct-22
LBshooter 25-Oct-22
Zbone 25-Oct-22
RonP 25-Oct-22
Jim McNamara 25-Oct-22
BULELK1 26-Oct-22
Mhg825 26-Oct-22
Alexis Desjardins 26-Oct-22
Bearman 26-Oct-22
From: Grey Ghost
25-Oct-22
Apparently, the same snow leopard was observed returning to the kill for a meal a few days later, unharmed. Unbelievable!!

Despite the title, I think those are Ibex, not blue sheep, though.

From: elkmtngear
25-Oct-22
I've seen some similar videos, never ceases to amaze me!

Those snow leopards must be boneless?

From: Joey Ward
25-Oct-22
Dangerous way to tenderize meat.....I guess cats don't always land on their feet. Must have something to do with what's in their mouth.

Awesome footage, though.

From: drycreek
25-Oct-22
All cats are remarkably agile, but that stretches the imagination ! Way to hold on to your dinner there buddy !

From: deerhunter72
25-Oct-22
That’s incredible! I wonder if that’s will to live, or extreme aggressiveness in that cat?

From: smarba
25-Oct-22
Aye caramba!!! Amazing either one survived. Cushioning snow and sloped glancing blows surely contributed, but still...

25-Oct-22
At first I thought the fall had broken the horns off of that ram, but then I looked more closely and it was a different animal that got chased off the cliff.

I’m just sitting here thinking about the processing power that it takes to sprint at top speed across a snow covered scree field without snapping a limb…

Incredible animals. If that’s what it takes for them to survive, it’s no wonder they’re endangered!

From: Grey Ghost
25-Oct-22
If you zoom in, the cat actually loses his grip a few times, then regains it in mid air, before he finally gets the mouth death grip on the Ibex’s throat near the end of the tumble. Simply incredible, IMO.

Matt

From: molsonarcher
25-Oct-22
Amazing feat no doubt. Anyway you cut it, that cat had to feel it for sure. But damn, i just cant quit watching it.

25-Oct-22
That is incredible. Unbelievable.

25-Oct-22
Can you imagine that cat’s thought process on the way down?

“ well, I guess I had better make this stick, because I’m probably not gonna feel much like running for a few days…”

From: Grey Ghost
25-Oct-22
I imagine the cat had nothing on his mind but a meal. He earned it.

Matt

From: LBshooter
25-Oct-22
That cat and ibex are a coup,e tough critters, and the cat deserved every bit of that meat. Imagine being the videographer, wow.

From: Zbone
25-Oct-22
Absolutely freakn amazing...

From: RonP
25-Oct-22
WOW! Unbelievable.

From: Jim McNamara
25-Oct-22
Got to leave a bruise or two. Amazing both animals survived that fall. Well at least till the cat finished the Ibex off at the end.

From: BULELK1
26-Oct-22
Good lord, I'm gonna be sore for a week from just watching that vid!

Good luck, Robb

From: Mhg825
26-Oct-22
Figured the first fall would have done it.amazing the cat survived that.

26-Oct-22
That’s unreal they both survived the first cliff never thought that’s how they do it.

From: Bearman
26-Oct-22
Incredible!

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