Use of open, edge and forest areas by pumas Puma concolor
in winter: are pumas foraging optimally?
Prior to the confirmation of Puma concolor
in the UP, there were scores of sightings of mother pumas with young, indicating the likelihood of localized breeding populations (Zuidema 2000, pers.
Table 1: Collective North American species studied/managed at individual C2S2 institutions common name scientific name American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus Attwater's prairie chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri black footed ferret Mustela nigripes black-capped vireo Vireo atricapilla California condor Gymnogyps californianus Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis nelsoni desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii Florida panther Puma concolor
coryi golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Guam rail Gallirallus owstoni Hawaiian crow Corvus hawaiiensis Iiwi Vestiaria coccinea Amakihi Hemignathus virens Rota bridled white-eye Zosterops conspicillatus rotensis Mlcronesian kingfisher Todiramphus c.
The cat has more than 150 common names--the most of any mammal--but the scientific name is always Puma concolor