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Frequently asked questions and facts about mountain lions and their relatives goo.gl Frequently Asked Questions About Mountain Lions
Mountain Lion Informational Video goo.gl Think killer cats only hunt in Africa? This predator can run 35 mph and leap over 30 feet. Start respecting the king of the mountain.
Mountain Lion (Cougar) Fact Sheet goo.gl The mountain lion (Puma concolor) is also known as the cougar, puma, panther, and catamount, and is the largest wildcat in North America. Mountain lions have powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.
Measurements of a cougar paw. Use this section to look at cougar paws and other signs of the presence of cougars. mountainlion.org Seeing a lion in the wild is an especially rare occurrence. Cougars are solitary, elusive, and very stealthy. If a cougar is in the area and you are lucky enough to detect its presence, most often it will be due to 'cougar sign' and not actually seeing the animal. These signs are evidence left behind after a cougar has passed through. Cougar signs include tracks, scat, scratches and cached (partially buried) prey. When spending time in cougar country, keep an eye out for the following indications that a lion may have, at one time or another, been in the area. If scat or a deer kill appears fresh, please notify people nearby to stay off the trail, giving the lion time and space to move on.
The Mountain Lion as Predator - Look at the graphics in this section for interesting information. www.mountainlion.org Cougar the American Lion
The number of Mountain Lions by State - you can click on different states to compare populations. mountainlion.org State by state information about America's mountain lion population, habitat, history of management, and research.
Who Jumps Higher Infographic goo.gl Mountain lions can jump an impressive 19 feet high. Mountain lions have hind legs that are larger and more muscular than their front legs, which give
Here is an mp3 which gives information about cougars. You may want to use headphones to listen. goo.gl
National Geographic Resource goo.gl Meet a big cat of many names. Learn why cougars were eliminated from much of their range and how they may come back.