P-81 First Mountain Lion Found With Genetic Abnormalities In Santa Monica MountainsFor the first time, a mountain lion has been found with physical abnormalities caused by inbreeding due to the small population of native big cats in the Santa Monica Mountains, National Park Service officials said.
Santa Monica Mountain Trails Closed Through Labor Day Weekend After Hiker DiesAll trails in the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu were closed through Labor Day weekend on Saturday after a hiker's apparent heat-related death.
Caboodle Of Kittens: 13 Mountain Lion Cubs Born In Santa Monica Mountains This SummerNational Park Service biologists who have been studying the population for 18 years say this is the first time this many mountain lion dens have been found within such a short period of time.
Bobcat, Mountain Lion Found Dead In Santa Monica Mountains Tested Positive For Several Types Of Rat PoisonThe adult female bobcat, known as B-372, is the first in 23 years to have died from the effects of anticoagulant rat poisons. P-76 is the sixth collared mountain lion to die of uncontrolled internal bleeding, and the third in the past two years.
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.
Fully Grown, Female Mountain Lion Added To Santa Monica Mountains StudyP-80 is the latest big cat to become part of the National Park Service’s 18-year study of the native mountain lion population.
Cocktail Of Rat Poisons Linked To Mountain Lions Found Dead In Santa Monica MountainsA cocktail of rat poisons may have killed two mountain lions, who were found dead recently in the Santa Monica Mountains, National Park Service officials said Tuesday.
P-65 'Makes History' As Second Collared Female Mountain Lion To Cross 101 FreewayP-65, a female mountain lion fitted with a radio collar, crossed the busy freeway on Aug. 21 between midnight and 2 a.m., according to National Park Service biologists.
Malibu Hiker Died Of Heatstroke After Wandering Into Backcountry Area Closed By Woolsey FireSeveral members of the victim’s hiking group were rescued after getting trapped on four different cliff sides. They ran out of water and were suffering from heat exhaustion.
Rare Find: Golden Eagle Chicks Discovered In Santa Monica MountainsIt’s the first time in 30 years a golden eagle nest has been found in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Petition Calls For SoCal Mountain Lions To Be Placed On Endangered ListA study earlier this year determined that cougar populations in the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains could go extinct within the next 50 years.
Rat Poison Suspected In Death Of Santa Monica Mountain LionOf 22 local mountain lions tested in the Santa Monica Mountains, 21 have showed the presence of rat poison in their systems.
Rat Poison Could Be Linked To Skin Disease In Santa Monica Mountain LionsSince 2002, only five mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains have contracted mange. Two of them died of rat poisoning.
Sinkhole Swallows Excavator, Driver In Ventura CountyYerba Buena Road north of Yellow Hill in the Ventura County area of the Santa Monica Mountains remains closed to traffic.