Four new bobcat kittens tagged in local mountains

A young bobcat captured and collared a day before the Woolsey Fire started last November gave birth to four kittens recently - B-364, B-365. B-366 and B-367.

Using VHF radio-telemetry and GPS points from B-362’s collar, biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area located the young female bobcat in a dense area of vegetation in a large residential backyard in Westlake Village. Researchers received permission from the homeowner to access the bobcat’s den.

While the mother...

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