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Resource ID: #18274
Subject: Animals
Source: Discover
Date: June


Discover Magazine reports on the increasing number of mountain lion attacks on people. As human civilization pushes into wild territories, it encroaches on the habitat of the mountain lion. Since 1890 attacks have increased by a factor of 14. When mountain lions attack people, it's usually to eat them. Children are at more risk than adults. The more mountain lions grow accustomed to people, the more likely attacks are, the article reports.

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