Police Lt. Robert Almada tells bystanders that a mountain lion, found in 

Police Lt. Robert Almada tells bystanders that a mountain lion, found in the courtyard of an office building on Second Street in the downtown urban core of Santa Monica, Calif., unfortunately had to be killed 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. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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Police Lt. Robert Almada tells bystanders that a mountain lion, found in the courtyard of an office building on Second Street in the downtown urban core of Santa Monica, Calif., unfortunately had to be killed 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. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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