Santa Monica Mountain Lion Gives Birth to Cubs

Playing Baby Mountain Lions Cavort on Camera in Southern California

The Santa Monica Mountains is now home to a new batch of cubs after a local mountain lion gave birth.

The newborns were captured on camera getting acquainted to their new home in the woods by the National Park Service.

Mom, named P-42, is a local to the area, and rangers are still unsure when she gave birth.

The Parks Service is keeping a close eye on surveillance footage to make sure the newborns are in good health, and they hope to place GPS collars on the cubs to monitor their travel.

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