Seth Riley

National Park Service, Santa Monica

Wildlife ecologist with the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains

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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.

The toll wildfires take on wild animals

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.

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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.

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

The National Park Service says they recently found four Mountain Lion kittens in a remote stretch of the Santa Monica Mountains.

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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.

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