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cougar

a large, solid fawn-colored cat that resembles a short-legged maneless lion. Called also puma, mountain lion, Panthera concolor (syn. Felis concolor).
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Another cougar has been reported near Hendricks Park in Eugene, officials said Monday, after two were captured and euthanized earlier this year for attacking livestock at a nearby home.
The Cougars are second in the Western State South Division Conference in scoring averaging 78 points per game, only behind Bakersfield's 99.
For instance, animals like cougars and wolves sometimes turn to landowners' domestic cattle and sheep for food.
In the fourteen states where cougars (also called mountain lions and pumas) may be legally hunted, there are few regulations in place that protect female cougars, referred to by ecologists as 'the biological savings accounts of the population.
As a volunteer, I helped carry equipment, locate cougars, take measurements, record data, and put radio collars on adult cougars.
Hopkins has studied the cougars in the Diablo Mountains of northern California for 12 years as part of his doctoral research.
Cougars sometimes swim out to islands in lakes and bays.
Rehabilitation and release of the cougars was explored, but no suitable programs were found.
The recent cougar incident in south Eugene's Hendricks Park illustrates all that is wrong with Oregon's "management" of cougars.
20 Cougars, who host Oregon State today and Oregon on Saturday, are ranked for the first time in more than two decades and are poised to earn their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1994 under first-year coach Tony Bennett, who took over for his father, Dick.
They hoped the panthers and cougars would mate, boosting the panther population.
For most of the 20th century, the shadowy survival of cougars in eastern North America has aroused intense debate.