cougar


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A popular term for an older woman (30s to 50s) who sexually pursues younger men

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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The female cougar was shot in the head by wildlife officials; the officials lethally drugged the 6-month-old male cougar after they determined he was not a good candidate for captivity.
Review of Phantoms of the Prairie: the Return of Cougars to the Midwest, John W.
Just six months earlier, they and other DEC employees had been involved in an investigation of a cougar sighting in Lake George.
Murgo said the Cougar has ballistic protection for the radiator, fuel tanks, and battery compartments; and it is equipped with weapons ports, M240G mount, engineer/EOD tool storage, two spare tires, and a Nuclear.
Unlike early hunters and ranchers who probably shot cougars on sight and boasted only to neighbors, modern hikers who see a cougar in the wild consider themselves lucky and are more likely to report the sighting to a ranger.
When they are born, cougars have spots on their fur.
In response, cougar seasons were eliminated, bag limits doubled, controlled hunts were replaced with a general hunt format and the number of cougar tags issued increased from around 500 to more than 55,000 a year.
How did the introduction of Texas cougars helped revive the Florida panther population?
The majority of eastern cougar reports come from hunters and motorists, who catch only a fleeting glimpse of something moving on the edge of consciousness.
Among other things, there can be no assurances that the development of CB7630 will ever be successfully completed, that Cougar will ever receive the regulatory approvals necessary to commercialize CB7630, or that Phase II trials of CB7630 will be successful.
The Hendricks Park cougar's fate was the same that awaits any cougar that threatens people or their property - the law allows it to be killed.