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Conserving Cats: Can Los Angeles-Area Cougars Be Saved From the Brink?

In the fall of 2011, biologists Dan Cooper and Miguel Ordeñana installed 13 remote cameras in a 4,000-acre patch of wild hills known as Griffith Park, above Los Angeles. Each month, they combed through predictable images of a near-urban ecosystem: Coyotes marking; bobcats stalking; deer browsing the chaparral. One evening last March, however, they got […]