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Synonyms for cougar

large American feline resembling a lion

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"Because this is an unprecedented event in Oregon we don't believe that the threat to the public that's posed by cougars is any greater today than it was yesterday," Wolfer explained Monday.
The VIH Aviation Group of Victoria, British Columbia, whose roots date back to 1955, purchased Cougar Helicopters from its original owner in 2003 and it was a natural fit.
There have been 25 fatal and 95 nonfatal attacks by cougars in North America over the past 100 years.
Wildlife officials however said more cougar attacks have been
The man who shot the cougar has parents who live in the mobile home park, said Randy Christian, owner of the park.
Either way, the cougar, mountain lion, or puma is part of the Felidae family of true cats.
Younger men me women West End star Dawn Hope plays high-flying academic Clarity, Stargate SG-1's Suanne Braun is Mary-Marie, who opens a Cougar bar, while Pippa Winslow plays twice-divorced mother Lilly.
Mark Scott, director of wildlife for the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, said his agency regularly receives reports of cougar sightings and it's possible that individual cougars could be spotted in Vermont, but he calls the possibility of a breeding population returning to the state ''a long shot.''
These politically influential voices--abetted by politicians who are, at best, ambivalent about the cougar's fate--have convinced wildlife management officials in some states to allow for increased hunting allowances.
No species has generated such fervor or interest in the Midwestern United States as North America's largest obligate carnivore, the cougar (Puma concolor).
IN 2009, IN THE MINNEAPOLIS SUBURB OF CHAMPLIN, an estimated 6-footlong cougar was caught crossing a highway by the dashboard camera of a police officer's car.
Seattle, WA, April 29, 2013 --( Single women who prefer younger men are invited to compete for the title of Miss Cougar America or Miss Cougar Canada at two National Cougar Conventions:
But what neither the driver nor the officer could understand was how a cougar (yes, a cougar) came to be crossing Route 15 in Milford, Connecticut.