Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion
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CNS News
February 13, 2020 - 10:36 am
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife today recommended that six struggling mountain lion populations, some in southern California, be protected under the state's Endangered Species Act.
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 Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
CBS News
February 11, 2020 - 9:10 am
A California mountain lion has been killed with permission from officials, marking the first time a mountain lion with a tracking collar has been killed under the state's depredation law in the Santa Monica Mountains, according to the National Park Service.
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KNX 1070/Jon Baird
Ameera Butt
December 12, 2019 - 6:38 am
A mountain lion has been caught and tranquilized in Simi Valley on Thursday morning. Officials from the Department of Fish and Wildlife cornered the animal, who was reportedly snacking on a raccoon. This mountain lion is different from the one spotted last week, which also killed one dog. That...
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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 5:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The National Park Service says it's added a new mountain lion to a long-term study of the big cats in Southern California. Officials announced Monday that the lion dubbed P-77 was captured, outfitted with a tracking collar and released where it was found in the Simi Hills...
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Rebekah Sager
October 08, 2019 - 10:55 am
Two mountain lions were found dead in the Santa Monica Mountains, one a healthy six-year-old male (P-30) and the other was (P-53). The cause of death is determined to be anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning, say the National Park Service biologists. Biologists hiked to Topanga State Park on...
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CNS News
September 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A mountain lion who was struck and killed on the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass in September was being chased by another lion, according to surveillance video released today by National Park Service researchers. The lion dubbed P-61 was killed around 4 a.m. Sept...
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TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.
Rebekah Sager
September 17, 2019 - 3:19 pm
According to the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office, a Sonora-area family were treated to an unwelcome and uninvited guest. At about 9:30 p.m. Monday, a mountain lion entered the family's home, laid down on the bathroom floor. When the family spotted the lion, everyone ran. The family called 911, and...
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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
KNX 1070
September 04, 2019 - 12:03 pm
According to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Ranger Ana Beatriz, mountain lion P-65 is making history as the second radio-collared female mountain lion to cross the 101 Freeway. Moving northward into the Simi Hills, during the National Park Service’s 17-year-old study of these large...
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Ameera Butt
August 08, 2019 - 10:51 am
Sometime in July, a male mountain lion made his way crossing the 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, according to The National Park Service. Known as P-61, it was the first time during the course of the 17-year study that a GPS-collared lion crossed the 405 freeway. “Although P-61 successfully...
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AP
February 14, 2019 - 4:05 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — When a young mountain lion clamped its jaws onto Travis Kauffman's wrist and clawed at his face, he screamed a "barbarian yell," jammed his foot onto the animal's neck and held it there until the cat quit thrashing and died. After a couple of minutes, Kauffmann recalled...
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