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9/01/2015

Walk on the wild side

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

Cities are devoid of wildlife, no matter how hard we try. This new effort tries to bring conservation issues to the city by building one of the largest wildlife corridors in the world, here in Los Angeles. 

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The multimillion-dollar freeway crossing aiming to give California's cougars the space they need
Published: 16 July 2015, Guardian UK
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Mike Herd

A remote camera captures a radio collared cougar in Griffith Park. Photograph: Steve Winter/Getty Images/National Geographic
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