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P-45 spared! But threats remain…
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P-45 spared! But threats remain…

We made a difference! Last week, the community worked together and helped build a low-cost, effective livestock enclosure for the local rancher whose alpaca were likely killed by P-45 as an alternative to acting on the depredation permit, which ended the imminent threat to P-45’s life. As one of the few males in the region,...

Another Mountain Lion Lost to the roads: RIP P-39
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Another Mountain Lion Lost to the roads: RIP P-39

P-39 roamed the Santa Susana Mountains, and had given birth to her second known litter of kittens this spring, with the presumed father being P-38. But her life tragically ended recently when she was struck by a car on the 118. “Navigating our complex road network is a major challenge for mountain lions in this region,”...

Thanks to all who Celebrated P-22 Day!
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Thanks to all who Celebrated P-22 Day!

NWF’s first P-22 Day and Urban Wildlife Week was a huge success! The vibrancy of this initiative is due to our community of partners who have contributed in so many ways. It takes a village—and we have an incredible one. The Los Angeles City Council officially declared October 22 as P-22 Day thanks to Councilmembers...

SCPR | Can Following a Famous Cougar’s Journey Help Save Urban Wildlife?
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SCPR | Can Following a Famous Cougar’s Journey Help Save Urban Wildlife?

Photo Credit: Steve Winter – National Geographic This week, the most prominent local mammal wearing a radio tracking collar isn’t P-22, Southern California’s most famous mountain lion, it’s Beth Pratt-Bergstrom. The California director of the National Wildlife Federation is participating in a three-and-a-half day, 50-mile hike that follows the cougar’s journey from the Santa Monica Mountains to Griffith Park....

Tragic Fate for One of P-39’s Kittens
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Tragic Fate for One of P-39’s Kittens

This isn’t the news we had hoped for when one of P-39’s kittens was finally located, but yesterday the National Park Service reported that California Fish & Wildlife had found the remains of P-52 after the animal had been recently struck and killed by a car on the 118 Freeway. This is the 14th known...

Men’s Journal | A Lion Among Men: How One Emboldened and Endangered Mountain Lion Took Los Angeles By Storm
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Men’s Journal | A Lion Among Men: How One Emboldened and Endangered Mountain Lion Took Los Angeles By Storm

Photo Credit: Steve Winter – National Geographic Her killer walked right in. It was March 3, 2016, a cool spring morning, when Killarney, the oldest of the Los Angeles Zoo’s 11 koalas, was discovered missing. A search party quickly fanned out, hoping for the best. The 14-year-old koala was known for wandering her enclosure at...

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