Anger erupts over California mountain lion hunt

Anger erupts over California mountain lion hunt

A decision by officials in the US state of California to grant a permit for a well-known mountain lion called P-45 to be hunted has caused outrage.
The big cat is believed to be responsible for killing 11 alpacas owned by a Malibu rancher.
The llama-like animals were discovered slaughtered in the rugged Santa Monica mountain range over the weekend.
But the owner says she does not intend to kill P-45, and is surprised by the anger that the permit has drawn.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued a so-called "depredation order", which under state law grants a... read more

2 December 2016 in World News, Views: 74
Source: BBC

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