Cougars, Mountain Lions, and Pumas

The mountain lion is a large feline native to the US and other regions of the western hemisphere. Mountain lions are also known by various local names — puma, panther and cougar. They are most noted for their ability to leap to and from great heights, killing animals as big as themselves.

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How long has the cougar been on the endangered list?

The cougar is not on the endangered list. It is listed as "of least concern" since populations are quite stable. Only the Florida subspecies is listed as endangered.

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Are there mountain lions in Germany?

Mountain lions only live in North and South America, not in Europe, Asia, Africa or Australia.

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Do mountain lions eat grass?

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Educated answer by Louise Salter;

Pumas' (Mountain Lions, Cougars) appear to love grass such as crabgrass (wheat grass), which plays an important part in the Pumas' diet to help digest other food and possibly induces vomiting on an empty stomach to remedy illness, as well as being an environmental enrichment.

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What does a puma eat that are plants?

Pumas are obligate carnivores and eat no plants.

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What are four other names for mountain lion?

Cougar, puma, catamount, panther, deer tiger.

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Do cougars shed their fur?

Yes, cougars do shed their fur.

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How long are pumas pregnant?

The pregnancy period (or, the length of time a cougar "carries her babies") is around 80 to 96 days or 4 to 5 months.

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What is another name for puma?

Pumas are also called cougars, mountain lions, painter cats, etc. but the scientific name is Felis concolor.

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What does the cougar footprint look like?

Similar to a large dog's track, but rounder, and with no nail prints at the ends of the toes.

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What is a basketball jamboree?

A basketball jamboree is like a tournament, but there is no 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd, etc. it is basically depended on how much you won by.

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Are bobcat and cougars the same and do they live near each other?

No, they are different species and they do share the same habitat in many areas of their ranges.

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What do pumas and jaguars eat?

Pumas eat mostly deer and Rodents, Jaguars eat birds, sloths, turtles,rodents,reptiles,frogs,and deer.

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Where do mountain lions live?

Mountain lions are found in all forest types as well as in lowland and mountainous deserts. They prefer regions with dense underbrush, but can live with little vegetation in open areas. Its preferred habitats include precipitous canyons, escarpments, rim rocks, and dense brush.

It might live in the borel forest biome

The mountain lion lives in Canada, Alberta.
Mountain lions live from the snowy fields of the Yukon to the forested coastal muntains of Tierria del Fuego and to the shores of the Pacific Ocean to the shores of the Atlantic.
Cougars may range from the Canadian Yukon in western North America, all the way to the southern Andes mountains in South America.

Cougars live in many parts of the world. Cougars are mostly seen in mountains.

There are many cougars that live in the Americas.
Cougars(mountain lions) usually live in the North America.
Pumas live in mountains in the Northwestern United States and in parts of Canada.
they live on mountains!
you can have your fair share of puma sightings in about most of the americas.
Pumas are found in South America and North America. They usually live in the tropical rainforests of S. America to the dry scrub in western N. America.
mountain lion is just another name for a panther

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What do lions eat that eats plants?

Lions will eat a variety of herbivores, including zebras, giraffes, water buffalo, wildebeest, gazelles, and impalas.

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What does a puma eat?

Pumas, also known as Cougars, Panthers, Mountain Lions, or Catamounts, primarily eat deer. Their main prey throughout their range are different species of ungulates, including moose, elk, white-tailed deer, mule deer, and caribou in North America. They will also eat smaller creatures like squirrels, muskrat, porcupine, beaver, raccoon, striped skunk, coyote, bobcats, other mountain lions, rabbits, possums, birds, and even insects, snails and fish.

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Why do pumas need to jump so far?

to strech there legs

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What was the population of the Eastern Puma in 2000?

The only known eastern pumas live in Florida, where around thirty were living near the Everglades. Today, there are nearly 80 there now. Known as the Florida panther.

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What color are cougar eyes at night in the light?

green

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What do pumas look like?

The animals called "pumas" also go by several other names, such as cougars and mountain lions. If you know what either of those look like, you know what a puma looks like.

If you don't: imagine a tawny house cat the size of a human (pumas can reach a length of approximately 8 feet from the nose to the tip of the tail).
The cougar is the fourth largest member of the feline family, averaging about 7-10 feet long (head to the tip of the tail) and the weight depends on the sex and subspecies. Males can range from 150-160 pounds and females from 100-120 pounds. Even thought most males rarely exceed 200 pounds, the larger cougar killed on record was 276 pounds and was found in Arizona.

Cougars are felines. There was also a car. The animals look like big cats. Use the link below to see some images of both the cat and the car.

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What is the litter size for a cougar?

Cougars (Puma concolor) have litters of one to six kittens; the average is three or four.

Cougars are polygynous -- males reproduce with multiple females -- and females have kittens approximately every other year; there is no definite "mating season." The kittens' birth weight is between 226 and 453 grams (8-16 ounces), and they do not see, hear, play or grow teeth for ten days after birth. They continue to breastfeed for about 40 days, and will remain with their mother for about 15 months before dispersing.

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Are there grants available to start research and development companies?

There are grants specifically for research and development, so it would be my guess that there would also be grants available for starting specific research and development companies. Visit the Grants.gov Program online at www.grants.gov for more information.

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Are panthers a separate species?

No. Panther is another name for jaguars, leopards, or pumas.

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Do mountain lions live in a den?

if one is found yes, if not they find their own homes

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How big is the black panthers range?

Black panther is a term used to describe black specimens of the leopard, and jaguar. It is not a species unto its self. So, wherever leopards (Africa and Asia), and Jaguars (North, Central, and South America) are found, there can be black specimens.

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Is a cougar friendly?

No, of course not. Why do you think they're in cages at the zoo, so we don't hurt them? They're a wild animal with inate hunting instincts to kill prey for food. Unfortunately we're on their menu.

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