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Credit: National Park Service
These amazing images of a mountain lion family feasting on a mule deer carcass were captured with a remotely-activated camera in the Santa Monica Mountains…Read More »





National Recreation Area. The adorable cubs, one female, one male, practiced their hunting skills on the dead deer while their mother kept a protective watch. While rare in Southern California, the charismatic cats are not considered an endangered species. The cubs are about 10 months old.

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