This little critter is fast. He finally stopped for just a few seconds to allow us to take this photo. He was hunting ground squirrels in the area.
Mountain Goats are very nimble climbers and live up high in the mountains. These are were photographed on Mt. Evans outside of Denver, CO. Although not native to the area, the were introduced into the area in the 1960's and 70's where they have flourished.
Bobcats are fairly elusive, but fairly common. The only way I have found them in the desert is near water. This one frequents a pond in Usery park, and requires a steady hand. The best time to find them is near sunset in the middle of summer, if there has not been any rain.