Adorable, likely inbred mountain lion kittens in the Santa Monica Mountains

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The National Park Service says they recently found four Mountain Lion kittens in a remote stretch of the Santa Monica Mountains. And while the kittens very cute, park officials say they are a product of inbreeding, which can result in genetic abnormalities. Scientists say this problem of inbreeding could get even worse as habits become increasingly threatened by highways and other human development.



  • Seth Riley - National Park Service, Santa Monica


Kathryn Barnes