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Griffith Park mountain lion tested positive for rat poison

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National Park Service biologist Joanne Moriarty treats mountain lion P-22 during a capture in Griffith Park.

We've spent a lot of time on talking about the mountain lions that live here in Southern California. They're facing a lot of obstacles like competition for space and mates, finding food and dodging traffic.

And now, there's yet another threat to their survival, rat poison. Our local lion P-22, who lives in Griffith Park has tested positive for poison. For more on this we're joined by KPCC's environment reporter Jed Kim. 


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