Feline bonanza

Multiple cougar kittens born this summer will face many threats as they grow up in a fragmented habitat


HELLO, WORLD—Above, a screenshot from a video showing P-65 tending to one of her brood. At right, one of the 13 kittens born to five cougar moms in the Santa Monica Mountains and Simi Hills this summer.Five litters of mountain lion cubs have been found in the Simi hills and Santa Monica mountains in nearly as many months, marking the first time that park officials have found so many dens in such a short time.
The discovery of the 13 kittens between May and August happened during den checks condu...

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