Capt. Daniel Sforza of the California Department of Fish and Game, right, with Santa Monica Police Lt. Robert Almada describes the scene where a mountain lion was found in the courtyard of an office building on Second Street in the downtown urban core of Santa Monica, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Discovered shortly before 6 a.m. by a maintenance worker, animal officers and police tried several less-than-lethal methods to subdue the cat, but it continued to try to move out of the area and was shot and killed by police, according to Sforza. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Capt. Daniel Sforza of the California Department of Fish and Game, right, with Santa Monica Police Lt. Robert Almada describes the scene where a mountain lion was found in the courtyard of an office building on Second Street in the downtown urban core of Santa Monica, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2012.  Discovered shortly before 6 a.m. by a maintenance worker, animal officers and police tried several less-than-lethal methods to subdue the cat, but it continued to try to move out of the area and was shot and killed by police, according to Sforza. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Capt. Daniel Sforza of the California Department of Fish and Game, right, with Santa Monica Police Lt. Robert Almada describes the scene where a mountain lion was found in the courtyard of an office building on Second Street in the downtown urban core of Santa Monica, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Discovered shortly before 6 a.m. by a maintenance worker, animal officers and police tried several less-than-lethal methods to subdue the cat, but it continued to try to move out of the area and was shot and killed by police, according to Sforza. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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