posted on Feb, 12 2010 @ 05:23 PM
Looking again at the picture, at the bottom right it says Bushnell...is that Bushnell, Florida?
The largest cat we have here in Florida is the Florida Panther.
Florida Panther Facts
Males: average 130 pounds and measure 6 to 8 feet with the tail; shoulder height of 2.6 feet; front pad width greater than 2 inches. Males defend home
ranges up to 200 sq. miles that overlap ranges of several females; mature at 3 years; average lifespan of 10 years if they reach adulthood.
Females: average 80 pounds and measure 5 to 7 feet with tail; shoulder height of 2.2 feet; front pad width less than 2 inches. Females have a home
range of 80 sq. miles, overlapping with other females. Females mature at 1.5 years, breed year round with peak dinning period in spring, den in
palmetto thickets to gestation of 3 months. A typical litter size has an average of 2 kittens. Kittens leave den at 2 months, fully independent at 1.5
...however this photo shows how illusive depth perception can be in a still photo. This cat, depending how your eyes perceive, could in fact appear
For example...I took the OP's original photo and attempt to show the object in question at a relatively far distance via Mr. Happy Man.
...and in this photo it shows the object in question at a relatively close distance, again, depending on how your eye perceives the object in
In the first example image I clearly see the hunter bent over, however in the second example image I see the dog.
I think it is in the eye of the beholder in any case, but I feel secure that it isn't anything out of the ordinary.
Now I'll post the picture I did early on in this thread of what looks like a hunter....
and now a new one I did that shows the dog which I suddenly saw after I have done all this examining of this photo.
So it's what ever you want it to be...I've yet to see flying butt monkey mentioned, so S&F to me for thinking of that one.