veterinarians treat paws of mountain lion
WDN veterinarians treat the burned paws of a mountain lion. (photo courtesy of CDFW)

California Mountain Lion Injured by Fire Returns to Wild After Month-Long Treatment

A mountain lion found with burn injuries sustained during California’s Bobcat Fire was released back into the wilderness on the weekend of October 24 after receiving a month-long treatment from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine staff.

The lion had sustained burns during the Bobcat Fire in northern Los Angeles. The fire endangered rare species in the San Gabriel Mountains.

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