Press Conference: Mountain Lion killed by police – Mary Cummins

Mountain Lion killed by Santa Monica  police
Press Conference: Mountain lion killed by Santa Monica police
Tomorrow Wednesday May 30, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. In Defense of Animals and others will be holding a press conference at Santa Monica City Hall, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica 90401. The purpose of the press conference is to discuss the killing of the young male mountain lion on May 22, 2012 in Santa Monica. The goal is to help prevent the killing of mountain lions and other large animals in similar situations in the future.
Four speakers will talk about ways in which we can humanely deal with animals in similar situations. 
Jack Carone, In Defense of Animals Communications Director. 
Jennifer Conrad, DVM, Director and Founder of Paw Project. Wildlife expert. 
Mary Cummins, President of Animal Advocates. Wildlife expert, licensed by Fish and Game to rehab small mammals (coyotes, bobcats, etc.). 
Michael Milligan, resident of Acton, co-exists with mountain lions. 
Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates stated “we would like to work with the California Department of Fish & Game and Santa Monica Police Department to help formulate a plan to prevent the unnecessary killing of animals at large in the future. We’re prepared to help the Departments with their ‘After Action Reports’ and ‘Corrective Action Plans.’ We’re also prepared to help with the actual capture of animals at large.” 
Articles about the killing of the mountain lion 
Press conference contact information: 
Bill, IDA, 310-301-7730 Info: Jack Carone, 818-675-8112 
Feel free to share this note and attend. This will be a positive and polite educational event.

Mary Cummins
Animal Advocates
CA DFG permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator
Rio Hondo Police Academy
State Humane Association of California
Animal Law Enforcement Academy


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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