Mountain lion comes knocking in Westlake Village

Animal frightens family and small dog

P-55, alleged intruder

Mountain lion females will protect their young at all costs.

So will humans.

An adult mountain lion, fixed with a National Park Service tracking collar, tried to break into a Parkwood Estates home near the Three Springs neighborhood in Westlake Village on Feb. 4.

Homeowner Nadine Young said the indoor and outdoor lights at her house were on around 8 p.m. when the predator approached the property’s living room area, saw the family’s small dog inside and head-but...

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