The mountain lion has been sneaking into the zoo and was seen there on the night the koala was killed
A Los Angeles Zoo koala in the wrong place at the wrong time. A mountain lion with a known history of entering the zoo at night. These are the characters in an LA noir tale that’s playing out at the zoo in Griffith Park after a koala was found “mauled to death” on March 3, reports City News Service. The “prime suspect” is Griffith Park’s most famous predator, the P-22 mountain lion, says the zoo’s director.
Last month, video footage revealed that P-22 was sneaking into the zoo at night—something that no one had known he was doing. Even more damning: “he was also seen the night the koala disappeared,” the zoo’s director says. Of course, as the LA Times notes, “in the legal world,