Observation ID: 86783

Submitted by Doug Campbell on Fri, 05/28/2021 - 09:36
Mountain Lion
Identification Confidence
100% certain
Observation Date / Time

This observation should replace Obs. 86665 as it is a more accurate location for the animal. It was found between Gaviota Tunnel and southbound rest area on Southbound 101. It was a young female lion, 1-2 years old and about 70 lbs. CDFW has the carcass in their freezer.

Doug Campbell
Travel Frequency
several times per week
Estimated Time Since Impact
definitely less than 6 hours
Carcass Position
center-divide / median
Roadway Speed Limit
65 mph
Road Type
state / rural highway
Location Description
Southbnd Hwy 101 between tunnel and roadside rest area
Roadside Features
concrete median barrier

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