Mountain Lions in Berkeley? Mike Davis once wrote a book called Ecology of Fear where he took on the bad rap mountain lions have gotten. Through no fault of their own, they must struggle to survive as humans invade their habitat. He described the voracious and amoebic development of Los Angeles with its negative unintended consequences as it sprawled over the former wild and wetlands, wiping out predators and spreading disease.
It was horrifying enough to read about this happening in LA — but — is the same thing occurring in Berkeley of all places? [Read more…] about Mountain lion shot in Berkeley, tragedy of time and place