Beth Pratt

California Director for the National Wildlife Federation

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Beth Pratt on KCRW

P-22, the beloved LA mountain lion, has reached the ripe old age of 12, which is the normal life expectancy for a wild cougar. How much longer might he be around?

P-22, the Brad Pitt of cougars, is aging. Will he still find love?

P-22, the beloved LA mountain lion, has reached the ripe old age of 12, which is the normal life expectancy for a wild cougar. How much longer might he be around?

from Greater LA

Wild animals need to roam, but our freeways are in the way.

Bridges and Walls: Wildlife Crossing

Wild animals need to roam, but our freeways are in the way.

from Design and Architecture

Sometime between the evening of March 2  nd   and March 3  rd  , a killer took the life of Killarney, the Los Angeles Zoo’s oldest koala.

The Case of the Koala Killer at the Los Angeles Zoo

Sometime between the evening of March 2 nd and March 3 rd , a killer took the life of Killarney, the Los Angeles Zoo’s oldest koala.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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