"The Cat That Changed America" Free Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion
P-22 is Hollywood’s celebrity cat – this film tells his remarkable story and the efforts of Angelenos to help mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains by building the largest wildlife crossing in America.
About the Film
Los Angeles Zoo and Friends of Griffith Park present a free exclusive screening of “The Cat that Changed America” on October 19, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reserve your ticket to experience a journey through a small part of Los Angeles history, spotlighting a wild native, P-22. The world-famous mountain lion resides right in the heart of Los Angeles, in Griffith Park. This film tells his remarkable story and sheds light on the struggles of Angelenos and local conservationists alike that are battling to help P-22 and other mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains by building the largest wildlife crossing in America.
About the Panel Discussion
Following the screening will be a Q & A panel about human and urban wildlife co-existence with Daniel S. Cooper (A.B., Harvard; M.Sc., UC Riverside), Chris DeMarco (B.S. Biology, Principia College, M.Sc. ,CSULA), Gerry Hans (B.S. Biology, University of Illinois), and Zoo Director John R. Lewis (B.S. Animal Science, University of Louisiana).