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Video: Mountain lion makes debatable decision not to attack two morons

Coloradans are taught to keep a respectful distance from wild animals, since they're better at shredding meaty things like humans than posing for pictures.

Apparently, though, the two guys in the video below skipped that lesson. Shot in Salida earlier this month and currently nudging toward viral, the clip shows the camera operator taking the chance of becoming a snack in order to get footage of a mountain lion in a garage, precipitating mighty close calls for him and a buddy. Watch the wisdom below.

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