Mountain Lions Could Go Locally Extinct in Southern California Within 50 Years

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/mountain-lions-could-go-locally-extinct-in-southern-california-within-50-years

Southern California’s mountain lions are at risk of going extinct locally in as little as 50 years, according to a new study published in the journal Ecologist Applications. The region’s two mountain lion populations are isolated from each other by urban sprawl, causing a decline in genetic diversity and high mortality rates from car collisions and wildfires.

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Original Title: Mountain Lions Could Go Locally Extinct in Southern California Within 50 Years
Full Text of the Original Article: https://e360.yale.edu/digest/mountain-lions-could-go-locally-extinct-in-southern-california-within-50-years