Category: Cougars

A Eulogy for P-22, A Mountain Lion Who Changed the World
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A Eulogy for P-22, A Mountain Lion Who Changed the World

I write this eulogy while looking across one of the ten-lane freeways P-22 somehow miraculously crossed in 2012, gazing at a view of his new home, Griffith Park. Burbank Peak and the other hills that mark the terminus of the Santa Monica Mountains emerge from this urban island like sentinels making a last stand against...

LA Times | P-22, L.A. celebrity mountain lion, euthanized due to severe injuries
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LA Times | P-22, L.A. celebrity mountain lion, euthanized due to severe injuries

The mountain lion P-22, who lived in the heart of Los Angeles for more than a decade and became the face of an international campaign to save Southern California’s threatened pumas, was euthanized Saturday because of several long-term health concerns and injuries that likely stemmed from being hit by a car, officials said.   CLICK...