Santa Monica Mountain Lion Gives Birth To Three Kittens (2 Boys & A Girl!)The National Park Service has been studying mountain lions in and around the Santa Monica Mountains since 2002.
Mountain Lion, Suspected Of Attacks On Livestock, First To Be Killed Under State 'Three-Strike' PolicyP-56 was a male mountain lion between 4 and 5 years old, and had been living in the western Santa Monica Mountains south of the 101 Freeway. He was first caught and outfitted with a GPS tracking collar in April 2017.
4 New Mountain Lion Kittens Discovered In Santa Monica MountainsA litter of four mountain lion kittens recently found in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains is suspected to be the result of their mother mating with her grandson, National Park Service researchers said.
Remains Of Mountain Lion Known As P-55 FoundThe lion’s cause of death is not known. According to National Park Service Ranger Kate Kuykendall, P-55’s collar had failed to signal his death, and by the time biologists found his remains, they were already too decomposed to make a determination.
Endangered Species Of Frog Found Breeding In Santa Monica MountainsNational Park Service researchers thrilled with the discovery that a rare species of frog is breeding in the Santa Monica Mountains hope the public will do its part to let nature take its course.
Cub Of Mountain Lion Killed On 118 Freeway In Chatsworth A Month Ago Is Also KilledA vehicle struck the seven-month-old cub, known as P-52, on the 118 Freeway - the same freeway his mother was killed, the National Park Service says.
Mating Season For Tarantulas Commences At Joshua Tree National ParkHikers be warned – the National Park Service says it’s now tarantula mating season.
National Park Service Celebrates Centennial With Waived Entrance FeesGet a much-needed dose of nature this weekend at any of the four federally-protected green spaces within driving distance of Los Angeles in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary.
Bear Captured By Research Cameras In Malibu Creek State ParkNational Park Service cameras have recently captured images of a black bear in Malibu Creek State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, which hasn’t had a resident bear population since the 1800s.
Researchers Find 2 Litters Of 5 Mountain Lion Kittens In Santa Susana MountainsNational Park Service researchers have found a "kitten caboodle" – two, actually – in the Santa Susana Mountains.
Uninhabited San Miguel Island Reopening To Visitors, CampersAn uninhabited island with pristine beaches and trails is opening again, just 50 miles off the coast of Ventura.
Citizen Scientists Wanted For Coyote Scat Collection ProjectThe National Park Service is recruiting for people willing to collect coyote droppings.
3-Legged Bobcat, Her 1-Eared Kitten Tracked In Santa Monica MountainsA bobcat with three legs and whose kitten is missing an ear is living and thriving in the Santa Monica Mountains, according to the National Park Service.
Coyote Tracked By Researchers Drowns In Lake At MacArthur ParkA coyote researchers were tracking to see how the animals live in extremely urbanized areas has drowned in a popular Los Angeles park.
2 Mountain Lion Kittens Born In Santa Monica MountainsDNA testing is underway to identify who the father of the new litter is.