Mountain lions' mortal enemy: man

 

Mountain lions: mysterious, majestic, powerful, and in close proximity, scary. Scarier? Over half of their known deaths are directly caused by humans. 

UC Davis' Kat Kerlin dives in and shows us how people are the biggest threat to mountain lions. Click here to read her thought-provoking article. 

Providing wildlife corridors for animals such as mountain lions to move freely is what keeps the lions from becoming genetically isolated. Isolation leads to inbreeding which can irreparably damage the species. The Friends of Hellhole are seeking to acquire 400 acres that connects Rancho Guejito with Hellhole Canyon, so that we can promote biodiversity among animals who live here. Click here to find out how you can help mountain lions around Hellhole Canyon.