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Mountain Lions In Southern California Face Genetic Decay
2014-10-10 03:48:04

Cut off by freeways and human development, mountain lions in southern California are facing a severe loss of genetic diversity

2014-09-14 16:20:13

Participants And Spectators Gathered In Malibu For Worthy Cause MALIBU, Calif., Sept.

mountain lion kitten
2014-08-17 07:28:13

That mountain lions have managed to survive at all in the Santa Monica Mountains of California is a testament to the resilience of wildlife, but researchers now show that the lions are also completely isolated, cut off from other populations by the freeway.

Mountain Lion Kittens Discovered To Be Product Of Inbreeding
2012-08-03 16:52:18

In what should have been a happy occasion, the celebration of twin mountain lions’ birth, officials with the National Park Service were tempered by the discovery that two kittens -- a male and female -- are the second documented case of inbreeding at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

2011-01-28 15:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Superior Court judge has awarded the California Coastal Commission over $3.9 million in fines and penalties for Coastal Act violations in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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2006-05-25 08:05:00

A small pocket of land on the banks of the Los Angeles River is working overtime, providing both recreational space to a crowded urban area and acting as a filter for garbage that would otherwise end up in the water.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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