Meet P-41: The Verdugo Mountains’ new celebrity puma

National Park Service biologists are beginning to study lions in the Verdugo Mountains, and they suspect their might be significant genetic differences between them and lions in the Santa Monicas. While scientists admit they know very little at this point about cat dynamics in the Verdugo’s, the area still may play an important part in the conservation of cougars in southern California. P-41 might just answer some of these questions…

Click here to read the full LA Times article and see photos of P-41.