The Jaguar recently posted about the mountain lions found in the foothills of Los Angeles. Los Angeles is “one of only two megacities to host a population of big cats: the other being Mumbai with leopards.”
I, myself, remember sitting in class a few months ago when my mammalogy prof mentioned a unique paper he had peer-reviewed in the ’80s about the large and largely hidden population of mountain lions in the San Bernardino mountains. To see one, apparently, is quite the omen. I thought it as fascinating then as I find it now. Not to mention, the above image captured by the National Park Service is stunning.
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via Synopsis of Big Cats in the City: WildFutures Webinar about Los Angeles Mountain Lions