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Cougar
Cougar
Adult Cougar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
(unranked): Carnivoramorpha
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Genus: Puma
Species: P. concolor
Binomial name
Puma concolor
(Linnaeus, 1771)
Cougar range
Range of P. concolor
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Other names

Also known as the Mountain Lion, Puma, or Catamount.

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References

  1. ^ Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M., Valderrama, C. & Lucherini, M. (2008). Puma concolor. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on December 10, 2014.

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