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The Eastern Cougar Puma concolor couguer by Mind Map: The Eastern
Cougar
Puma
concolor
couguer
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The Eastern Cougar Puma concolor couguer

Habitat

Ontairio

Nova Scotia

Quebec

New Brunswick

Status

Endangered

endangered wildlife in Canada

data deifiecient nationally

Habits

solitary hunters

can sprint 35 miles an hour

they will ambush there prey

Human Interactions

generly avoid humans

rarely kill humans

only 21 deths in the last 118 years

if attacked fight back

cougars follow people

Map

tidal marshes

deserts

mountain terrain

tropical forests

Repourduction

females are mature at around 1-2 years of age

give birth to up to 6 cubs

only females are ivolved in parenting

cubs are born blind

Feeding

deer

moose

porkupine

bever

snowshoe hare

squrril

mice

birds

coyoties

lynx

foxes

bobcats

skunks

eat 1360 Kilograms of meat a year

Causes of Endangerment

loss of habitat

no place to live

land clearing

they die

human disturbance

could lead to death

agruculture

Characteristics

males are over 100kg

about 2 metres in length

females slightly smaller

unique characteristics

26-32 inch tails

slender bodies

very round heads

short ears

chin and underparts are creamy white

detect ultra sonic frequinces

Adaptation

the eastern cougar has to adapt to the loss of habitat that is construction

they have to adapt to human disturbance

Threats

starvation

not enough food, prey die, eventually will lead to death

disability

diesese

compitition with other cougars

life cycle

leave mother at two years of age (young adults)

live 8-13 years in the wild

Life span

about 21 years

(only in captivity)

Action plan

report any cougar sightings to the Canadian wildlife accosiation

do not try to find cougar habitat

do not hunt cougar for there skin

leave the cougar in there natural habitat

Photos

Interesting Facts

the cougar has many names

the eastern cougar is the second largest new world cat.

leap 15 feet up

leap 45 feet across

Resources

WWW.easterncougar.org  www.hww.ca/index_e.asp http://www.rom.on.ca/ontario/risk.php?doc_type=fact&id=135 http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Cougar

biome

forests with some wetlands

can live anywhere from tidal marshes to deserts