St Ansel always said "Chance favors the prepared" I'd say thats prepared. I missed the shot of a lifetime some years back, a friend and I were driving across Log Hill Mesa in SW Colorado pre-dawn on our way to Telluride when a mule deer jumped onto the snow covered road in front of my Jeep. I hit the brakes to avoid the collision, and as we were sliding sideways a cougar that was chasing it leapt into the lighted area in front of us and we watched as the big cat took the deer just as it hit the ground as they were both landing from a leap over a barbed wire fence. Neither of us had a camera, we were on our way to a construction site.