The Loss of P-22

The Loss of P-22

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He found his own home in the Hollywood Hills as a three year old cougar. A location beyond anyone’s wildest imagination–as it is an isolated range.

He was a bachelor.

He was a beloved ambassador for cougars and other threatened wildlife species across the globe.

He inspired the creation of the Wallis-Annenberg Wildlife Crossing at Liberty Canyon.

He was P-22.

His health in decline from poor human choices (outdoor use of rat poisons, domestic cats outside transmitted diseases to him, and more). His behavior erratic, likely lead to injuries from a vehicle collision.

His life well lived.

Thank you P-22 for bringing the conservation of cougars and the need for connected landscapes to the eyes of the world. We promise to carry on your work.

Read the article in the Deadline.