Mountain Lion Attacks, Permits To Kill Lions Both Up In California April 7, 2017

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Mountain Lion Attacks, Permits To Kill Lions Both Up In California April 7, 2017 CBS San Francisco Bay Area
... We think the population is stable at about 6,000 animals spread fairly evenly across the state,” said Andrew Hughan, spokesman for the Department of Fish and Wildlife... 256 permits were issued in 2015 (up from 216 in 2014) ...

... Mountain lions, which are not endangered, number about 6,000 throughout California ... Andrew Hughan, spokesman for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife ...

... deer populations have dropped precipitously—by more than 300,000 statewide since 1990 ...  CDFW’s Public Information Officer Andrew Hughan ... noted ... that a firm number for a population of animals doesn’t exist...  an estimated 4,000 to 6,000 mountain lions living in California, compared to 2,000 in 1970 ..,

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