Mary Cummins – Animal Advocates : DFG & HSUS offer reward for mountain lion poachers

Department of Fish and Game and the Humane Society Offer Reward for Mountain Lion Poachers

Mary Cummins – Animal Advocates : CADFG & HSUS offer reward for mountain lion poachers.

Media Contacts:
Andrew Hughan,DFGCommunications, (916) 322-8944
Pat Foy,DFGLaw Enforcement, (916) 508-7095
Jennifer Fearing, Humane Society (916) 992-3667

SACRAMENTO- A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of poachers who killed a mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains last month.
The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG)CAL-TIP line is offering a $2,500 reward and the Humane Society of theUnited Statesand the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust is matching that amount.
The lion was discovered onSept. 11, 2011afterDFGand the National Park Service received a call of a dead mountain lion in theSanta MonicaMountains.DFGgame wardens determined that the lion did not die of natural causes and opened an investigation.

Mountain lions are designated as a “specially protected mammal” inCalifornia, and it is illegal to hunt or trap them.

DFGand the National Park Service are seeking information related to the lion death and the parties responsible. Anyone with any information regarding this case should call the theDFGCal-Tip hotline at 1-888-334-2258.

Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates is a wildlife rehabilitator licensed by the California Department of Fish and Game and the USDA. Mary Cummins is also a licensed real estate appraiser in Los Angeles, California.



About Mary Cummins Animal Advocates Real Estate Appraiser

Mary Cummins is President of Animal Advocates. She is licensed with the California Department of Fish & Game, USDA and the City of Los Angeles to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife. Cummins speaks to local community groups and students about respecting wildlife and humane wildlife control. She is also a Humane Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator. She has written manuals on small mammal rehabilitation besides numerous articles. She was born and raised in Southern California. She attended Beverly Hills Good Shepherd Catholic School and Beverly Hills High School. Besides being a member of Junior Mensa and on the Dean's list, she was a top ten national swimmer and competed on the men's water polo team. She began college at the age of 15 attending the University of Southern California on scholarship, majoring in Psychology/Sociology. After college Cummins became a licensed real estate agent specializing in income property in Los Angeles. She obtained her real estate appraisal license, real estate brokerage license and currently does real estate consulting, expert witness testimony and review appraisals at Cummins Real Estate Services.
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