Ventura County ordinance gives animals room to roam

GUEST OPInion /// Wildlife protection


His short life ended with a sickening thud on a Ventura County freeway. When the mountain lion kitten became roadkill two years ago, he made headlines for perishing just weeks after his mother was killed on the same part of Highway 118.
Car collisions are a key reason why mountain lions are on the verge of extinction here in Southern California. As development reaches into our last wild places, animals of all kinds are pushed onto roadways, with lethal results for them—and plenty of risk for hum...

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