Environment & Science

LA's freeway-crossing mountain lion P-55 has died

The three year old mountain lion known as P-55 crossed the busy 101 freeway twice.
The three year old mountain lion known as P-55 crossed the busy 101 freeway twice.
National Park Service

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The puma known as P-55 earned his claim to fame by crossing the 101 freeway twice. That's a feat that few animals in the Santa Monica mountains accomplish even once. Park officials suspect he died during the intense heat wave earlier this month.