A mountain lion was caught on camera in Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area in Cave Creek early Sunday morning.

Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Park provides a habitat for lots of wildlife, but a mountain lion sighting is pretty rare!

That's because mountain lions, also known as cougars or pumas, are very elusive and shy and are mostly nocturnal.

They patrol large territories and travel great distances in search of deer and other prey.

According to the conservation park, the mountain lion looks to be extremely healthy.

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