PHOTOS: Newborn Kittens In The Santa Monica Mountains

Look at those blue eyes! Meet a study in uber-cuteness. L.A.'s newest mountain lion kittens from two separate litters.This is P-43 a 3-to 4-week-old female born to mom, P-23... Who became famous after a motorcyclist took a photograph of her on top of a deer on Mulholland drive.

And this beauty is P-44, also a femalewho was born to mom, P-35, in the Santa Susanas. The two are the latest research subjects helping to track how these creatures survive in greater Los Angeles.

These new research subjects are the only single litters they've documented since the study started in 2002. These are the seventh and eighth litters they have marked at the den, though that number doesn't include two other litters discovered when the kittens were already at least six months old.

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