Griffith Park mountain lion has mange, traces of rat poison

Griffith Park mountain lion has mange, traces of rat poison
Wildlife biologists recently captured the mountain lion that roams Griffith Park to check on his health. On Thursday, they reported the puma known as P-22 had contracted the skin disease mange and showed traces of toxins linked to rat poison in his blood.
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Some of the mange mites that cause this problem burrow deep into the skin and do not show up on a skin scraping, but fortunately, there are many new medications that are effective in treating this problem. Unfortunately, some mange cases involve the …
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