Standish Woman Snaps Picture of Bobcat in Backyard

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(WMTW)- A Maine woman's quick grab of her iPhone had the internet in a tizzy when she caught a photo of a bobcat in her backyard.

Courtesy: Mary Jenkins

Angie Turner shared Mary Jenkins' photo on her page.

Turner said Jenkins took the photo around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday as the bobcat was walking in her yard on Pond Road.

Jenkins said she usually sees deer in her yard. Tuesday's visit was the first for a bobcat, she said.

According to the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, bobcats are common in all of Maine, except the northwestern part of the state.

The department said to treat bobcats like you would bears in terms of prevention tactics.