Mountain lion kills a deer on a porch in San Francisco suburb

Even the safety of the suburbs can’t save you from the brutality of Mother Nature.

Peter Rauenbuehler discovered a brutal scene on his front porch in Hillsborough, California, on Wednesday. An unsuspecting deer wandered on to his property to snack on some roses, but was ambushed by a mountain lion.

At first you’re only able to make out a set of cat’s eyes reflecting in the darkness until someone flicks on the light and the deer can be seen dead beneath the mountain lion. Thankfully for Rauenbuehler, the big cat then drags its recent kill off the porch.

Nature is brutal.

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