Local photographer snaps wild bobcat

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RIO DELL- A Fortuna photographer captured a rare sight, a wild bobcat.

Casey Schneider was able to get up and close and capture the cat 100 ft away. The sighting happened around 3 p.m. Monday up monument. He was able to stay downwind of the cat and was able to stay undetected.

Schneider is a landscape photographer and says he has been lucky to get so close to wildlife.