Relocating depredating mountain lions is expensive and unacceptable to the livestock industry. ... The average weight of 15 adult males from Monterey County was 105.8 pounds, and the average weight of eight females from the same area was 72.6 pounds. ... The big cats are capable of taking prey much larger than themselves, and they will usually carry or drag the kill to a secluded spot to feed.
|Title||:||Status of the Mountain Lion in California with Recommendations for Management|
|Author||:||Richard A. Weaver|