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Natural History of the Mountain Lion (Cougar)
 

Natural History of the Mountain Lion (Cougar)

Did you know that mountain lions eat porcupine in addition to deer, skunk, badger, rabbits and many other animals?

Mountain lions are obligate carnivores - meaning their diet consists primarily of meat.

A Cat of Many Names

Puma, Mountain Lion and Ghost Cat are just a couple of names for the cougar.

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Characteristics of the Cougar

The cougar's primary identifying physical characteristics are a tawny grey-brown or red-brown coat and a long tail.

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The Complete Cougar Library

Recommended reading and downloadable documents about all things cougar.

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The Range of the American Cougar

Cougars once roamed the entire expanse of the lower forty-eight United States, up into the Canadian Yukon, and south to Chilean Patagonia in South America.

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