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Mountain lion P-45 is among the mountain lions known to inhabit the Santa Monica Mountain area. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service
Lauren Coughlin, Editor
9:50 am PST January 25, 2017

A mountain lion was spotted near the John Tyler Booth at Pepperdine University in Malibu at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, confirmed Alexandra Forero, the school’s public relations associate. 

Dawn Emrich, deputy director of public​ safety at Pepperdine, told the Surfside via email that the mountain lion was spotted by a Public Safety Officer who was manning the booth, and the puma appeared to be headed toward Alumni Park.