My neighbor Alison Brody, a biology Professor from the University of Vermont and long-time RMBL researcher, took this photo the other day from her cabin window. The lion was less than 75 m from our cabin!
We've always known that mountain lions were potential marmot predators and in some years we find a deer-killed mountain lion, or a fresh track around Gothic. But we've never seen them. This is the best sighting of a lion in Gothic in recent history!