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Mountain lions caught on doorbell camera outside Bountiful home

Posted at 11:34 AM, Dec 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-07 22:06:36-05

BOUNTIFUL, Utah — A pair of cougars were spotted Friday on a Bountiful home’s doorbell camera.

This video was submitted by the Russell family, who said they were watching the Utah-Oregon game Friday night at their home near Mueller Park when they got a notification from their Ring doorbell.

The big cats ran away when another family member pulled into the driveway.

“We decided not to invite them in … figured they must be BYU fans,” said a member of the Russell family.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has guidelines on how to be safe if you encounter a cougar in the wild. Click here to view.