Los Angeles Meet Hollywood the Mountain Lion
Check out this never before seen image of our now famous Griffith Park mountain lion, Puma concolor, referred to by scientists as P-22.
P-22 (aka Hollywood) caught on camera by L.A. City Park Ranger Adam Dedeaux
Here's what Miguel Ordeñana, a field biologist and colleague of mine here at the Museum has to say about P-22:
"For those of you who don’t know, there is a mountain lion living in Griffith Park. You may have seen some of his pictures on the Nature Lab [our latest Museum exhibit] screen. My research team (Griffith Park Connectivity Study) first discovered him with one of our camera traps about a year and a half ago. This was the first photographic evidence of a mountain lion in Griffith Park. He was captured, collared, released, and named (P-22/Puma 22) soon...