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Cat fight: Tucson man captures bobcat tussle in a tree

Oct 21, 2016, 4:53 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. — Bobcats are fairly commonplace in Arizona, but one Tucson resident captured more than just the usual sighting on video last week.

Dan Grossenbach caught two bobcats having a bit of a disagreement in a tree at Ventana Canyon Tuesday. Grossenbach subsequently posted the video on Facebook, describing the dispute as a “turf war.”

The video shows two bobcats apparently fighting over the same shady spot in a tree. The two animals never actually come to blows as one cat eventually concedes and climbs back down to ground level.

Although these two bobcats seemed a bit frustrated, the animals rarely attack humans, according to the Arizona Game and Fishing Department.

To find out what to do if you have a run-in with a bobcat, visit the AZGFD website.

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Cat fight: Tucson man captures bobcat tussle in a tree