Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 8, 2020

Mountain Lion Baby Boom

The Guardian reports

A mountain lion baby boom has occurred this summer in the Santa Monica Mountains and Simi Hills west of Los Angeles.

Thirteen kittens were born to five mountain lion mothers between May and August, according to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

It’s the first time so many mountain lion dens have been found within such a short period of time during the 18 years in which the region’s cougar population has been studied by the National Park Service.

 

Read full article at: Mountain lion baby boom: summer is roaring success as 13 kittens born near LA | US news | The Guardian


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