Or, depending on your perspective, maybe the mountain lion had a close call with the fast machine.
A dirt biker had an incredible near-miss with a mountain lion as he sped down a trail in East Oregon.
Helmet camera footage shows biker’s close call with the predatory feline as it shot across his path.
The rider was hurtling along a bumpy trail when the big cat appeared from nowhere and darts alongside his bike. The biker almost runs over the animal as it disappears out of shot.
The rider never takes his hand off the throttle as he speeds past the big cat, glancing back to see if the animal was following him moments later.
The state of Oregon is home to an estimated 6,000 cougars, aka mountain lions, according to the state’s department of fish and wildlife.
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