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  • Bobcat Kittens Born In Santa Monica Mountains

    Ranger Zach, National Park Service|Jun 2, 2016

    Studying the movements of animals can reveal certain behaviors. Earlier this spring, biologist Joanne Moriarty saw something familiar with Bobcat-339. Her GPS points indicated denning. So we went to check it out last month and, lo and behold, kittens! Meet B-340 and B-341, residents of the central Santa Monica Mountains. We found the brothers in a commandeered woodrat nest, took samples and measurements, placed ear tags, returned them, and set up a camera trap to monitor for mom's return. They...