Nevada's mountain lions migrating to California October 8, 2012

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Nevada's mountain lions migrating to California October 8, 2012
... Because lions are hunted in Nevada but not in California, biologists thought more of the territorial predators would migrate east into habitat in Nevada made available when lions were killed by hunters... Researchers theorize the animals could be drawn to California because the Sierra offers lusher habitat with a greater selection of prey than Nevada's arid mountains.  Article Online at:  Identification of source-sink dynamics in mountain lions of the Great Basin, Alyson M. Andreasen,*, Kelley M. Stewart, William S. Longland, Jon P. Beckmann, Matthew L. Forister

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