Mountain lions now roam the hills surrounding Los Angeles. But there's a 99.7% chance they will be extinct in the Santa Monica Mountains and Santa Ana Mountains in less than 50 years, according to a study by the Park Service and UCLA. Environmentalists have filed a petition to protect the big cats under the California Endangered Species Act.
How much longer will mountain lions roam LA?
From this Episode:
Mountain lions, from your LA backyard to extinction?
Two months ago, a fight broke out between a mountain lion and coyotes in Pacific Palisades. "The mountain lion was screaming. It was so early and everyone was a little...
8 min, 1 sec
How does a mountain lion cross a 10-lane freeway?
With the help of Save the LA Cougars Campaign , Caltrans has signed off on a proposed overpass for mountain lions, coyotes, and other wildlife to cross the 101 freeway...
9 min, 33 sec