Cougar also know as the mountain lion, puma, panther is an ambush predator and pursues a wide variety of prey. It’s is native to the americas and it’s range spreads across Canada to South America. There are several subspecies of cougar. One mountain lion subspecies – the Florida Panther is listed as critically endangered with less than 100 individuals. Across the US an estimated 30,000 cougars live in the wild. Increasing habitat loss and hunting for sports has caused decline in the population.
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