Puma Profiles: P-34

Mountain Lion looking into camera at night.

Initial capture date: 2014

Unlike her litter siblings, P-32 and P-33, this female remained in the Santa Monica Mountains. She still did make the news, though, in her own way when she was caught in a stunning photo and later that day found under a mobile home park trailer in December 2014. Again, she made headlines for a more unfortunate reason when a jogger in Point Mugu State Park found her body on the trail. A necropsy revealed that she died from rat poison, which likely moved its way up the food chain. She was born to P-12 and P-19, a case of first-order inbreeding (P-12 is also P-19’s father).

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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Last updated: January 19, 2023