Two new mountain lion kittens born in the Santa Monicas

Two new mountain lion kittens, now referred to by National Park Service researchers as P-46 and P-47, have been discovered in the Santa Monica Mountains of southern California. The kittens, born sometime in November or December, are the offspring of P-19, who has lost a number of siblings and offspring to collisions with motorvehicles. The birth of new kittens in the isolated Santa Monica’s is a significant event that brings with it the hope that mountain lions can persist in the face of a variety of threats.

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