The toll wildfires take on wild animals

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The Woolsey has destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate, but it’s also displaced a diverse mix of wildlife that calls the Santa Monica Mountains home. We take a look at what animals made it, which ones didn’t and how they’ll survive with their habitat in ashes.

Park officials are tracking the mountain lions with radio collars to find out which ones appear to be alive and moving. Photo credit: National Park Service



  • Seth Riley - National Park Service, Santa Monica


Kathryn Barnes