Cougars cross highways at great risk



WOMEN’S RIGHTS—P-65 became the second known female to cross the 101 Freeway when she reportedly ran on the highway and through traffic at Liberty Canyon in Agoura Hills last month. Courtesy of NPS

The gritty mountain lion has proven its ability to crisscross Southern California’s freeways in an effort to hunt and procreate— but to make the move in the middle of fast-moving traffic is a risky endeavor, and some have died trying.

It appears that for every successful crossing, there’s a failu...

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