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Family surprised by bobcat in backyard

August 20, 2008 8:36:31 AM PDT
A Colorado family found an unusually wild animal in the backyard.A bobcat was stuck in the family's chain link fence at their home in Grand Junction.

Animal Control officers wrapped a snare pole around the cat's hind legs and pulled it to one side, then used bolt cutters to snap the link trapping its head.

The cat ran off into the woods, and fortunately, no one got hurt.


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