A big cat’s big appetite




 
It’s not something you see every day in suburban Los Angeles, not even in the remote Santa Monica Mountains south of the Conejo Valley.
P-23, a young female mountain lion recently fitted with a tracking collar by the National Park Service, was spotted by a motorcyclist on Sun., Aug. 25 feeding on a deer at the side of Mulholland Highway near Malibu Springs.
Irv Nilsen stopped his motorcycle and took two amazing photos of the lion crouched over its prey.
NPS biologist Jeff Sikich saw...

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