My friend is driving along a highway in Wyoming and sees a huge bull elk standing off the road about 100 yards with his head down. Thinking of the photo opp, he quickly pulls over, gets the camera out and starts walking towards the elk. Then, the elk lifted his head – with a cougar attached to his neck!
After shooting these photos, my friend waved his hands and got the attention of the cougar. He then let go of the elk. Paused. Glared and pinned his ears back at my friend, who dirtied his shorts. But then the cougar took off.
The elk, slowly meandered away thankful to see another day: