Poisoned Animals


P-25 Found dead with rat poison in his system in Pt. Mugu State Park, Malibu in 2012



Found in Point Mugu State Park. Link to NPS report here.


P-41’s thin body was found on Oct. 4, 2017 several days after a wildfire burned part of the Verdugo Mountains area where he had made his home. Six different compounds of anticoagulant rodenticides—rat poisons—were in his liver: brodifacoum, bromadiolone, chlorophacinone, difethialone, diphacinone and difenacoum

P-23 Casualty from Anticoagulants

P-22 is the Griffith Park Mountain lion featured in National Geographic Magazine.

Click HERE for a Los Angeles CBS news video on P-22.
A National Public Radio story here.
The National Park Service press release detailing how 1st generation anticoagulant rodent poisons were the culprit is here. The 2nd generation anticoagulants are the only ones recently banned for consumer use, but this is an indication that the 1st generation anticoagulants are also doing tremendous harm.


Sick with mange caused by 1st generation anticoagulant rodent poisoning – diphacinone and chlorophacinone.


Coyotes in Las Flores Canyon, Malibu

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Reports of poisoned coyote in Alhambra

Alhambra Residents Concerned Over Coyote With Mange Seen Roaming Neighborhoodshowed up in their neighborhood

Pasadena Star News
Here’s how these Alhambra residents handled a sickly coyote that showed up in their neighborhood
Second sick-looking coyote seen in Alhambra

Coyote in Altadena, among MANY! There is an outbreak of very sad coyotes that look like this in that area.

Rehabilitation Success from Wildlife Care of Southern California


Owl family near Chatsworth Nature Preserve. Baby owls are bleeding. All three were later found on the ground dead.


Hawk found dead on roof of Malibu home.


Owl found dead on lawn of Malibu home.


From Wildcare: Skunk caught in rat poison bait box – Youtube video.

Rats DO NOT die in their burrows.

Poisoned rats are frequently found in exposed areas that are easily accessible to wildlife. This is a residential driveway.

DeadRat Candace

Rodent found dead on Westward Beach road, Malibu.


Puff the cat contemplating eating poisoned rat found on his doorstep.


Animal Testing

Click here: Dogs and Cats Suffer, Die at Liberty Research 

These shameful scenes, revealed in a PETA eyewitness investigation, were business as usual at Liberty Research, Inc. (Liberty), a multimillion-dollar contract testing laboratory and dog and cat breeding company whose workers tormented animals, engaged in bad science, cut corners to increase profits, and fostered a pervasive culture of animal neglect.

Click here: Workers drilled into dogs’ skulls and injected distemper virus directly into their brains.

Beagle in lab cage

What a PETA eyewitness documented at Liberty Research, Inc., is horrifying: In one experiment, workers used a drill to bore holes into the skulls of 30 beagles so that distemper virus could be injected directly into their brains.