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Mountain Lion Mortality Maps Show Rough Road for Cougars

As LA Celebrates the Life of Beloved P-22, Maps Show Death Tolls for Lesser-Known Lions

As Los Angeles prepares to celebrate the life of beloved mountain lion P-22 this weekend,  mountain lion mortality maps from the University of California, Davis, show that many cougars suffer similar fates along California’s roads and highways.

The maps and accompanying report, created by the UC Davis Road Ecology Center, reveal that one or two mountain lions were killed every week on California roads and highways between 2015 and 2022.

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