GENETIC DIVERSITY NEEDED—This mountain lion kitten was born near Malibu Springs and found to be a product of inbreeding.
Preliminary DNA results from three mountain lion kittens discovered in the Santa Monica Mountains last month show they are the result of inbreeding.
The results underscore the need for improvements to the wildlife corridor, which is obstructed by the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills.
“Unfortunately, this litter of kittens is the latest example of firstorder inbreeding i...
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