If you’ve hiked in Los Angeles, you’ve probably been on the lookout for mountain lions. Also known as cougars, the cats are actually pretty hard to find. Photographer Steve Winter teamed up with biologist Jeff Sikich in LA. Together they figured out a way to photograph the cats for a series called Ghost Cats, which appears in the December issue of National Geographic. The ultimate goal was to capture a cougar in the same frame as the Hollywood sign. Mission accomplished. Below, Warren talk to Winter about his project.[soundcloud id=’120957655′]
Photos: LA’s elusive cougars
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