New rule governs the killing of mountain lions

State depredation permit is revised

HELP US—A woman makes a plea for the safety of mountain lions following attempts in 2016 to kill a cougar that had attacked local ranch livestock. Acornfile photoMountain lions that kill livestock no longer face an immediate death sentence.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has updated its policy for issuing depredation (right to kill) permits to residents of the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains.
Jordan Traverso, deputy media director for the California Department of Fish and Wi...

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