The Eastern Cougar Puma concolor couguer

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

1. Habitat

1.1. Ontairio

1.2. Nova Scotia

1.3. Quebec

1.4. New Brunswick

2. Status

2.1. Endangered

2.1.1. endangered wildlife in Canada

2.2. data deifiecient nationally

3. Habits

3.1. solitary hunters

3.2. can sprint 35 miles an hour

3.3. they will ambush there prey

4. Human Interactions

4.1. generly avoid humans

4.2. rarely kill humans

4.2.1. only 21 deths in the last 118 years

4.3. if attacked fight back

4.4. cougars follow people

5. Map

5.1. tidal marshes

5.2. deserts

5.3. mountain terrain

5.4. tropical forests

6. Repourduction

6.1. females are mature at around 1-2 years of age

6.2. give birth to up to 6 cubs

6.3. only females are ivolved in parenting

6.4. cubs are born blind

7. Feeding

7.1. deer

7.2. moose

7.3. porkupine

7.4. bever

7.5. snowshoe hare

7.6. squrril

7.7. mice

7.8. birds

7.9. coyoties

7.10. lynx

7.11. foxes

7.12. bobcats

7.13. skunks

7.14. eat 1360 Kilograms of meat a year

8. Causes of Endangerment

8.1. loss of habitat

8.1.1. no place to live

8.2. land clearing

8.2.1. they die

8.3. human disturbance

8.3.1. could lead to death

8.4. agruculture

9. Characteristics

9.1. males are over 100kg

9.2. about 2 metres in length

9.3. females slightly smaller

9.4. unique characteristics

9.4.1. 26-32 inch tails

9.4.2. slender bodies

9.4.3. very round heads

9.4.4. short ears

9.4.5. chin and underparts are creamy white

9.4.6. detect ultra sonic frequinces

10. Adaptation

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

10.2. they have to adapt to human disturbance

11. Threats

11.1. starvation

11.1.1. not enough food

11.1.1.1. prey die

11.1.1.1.1. eventually will lead to death

11.2. disability

11.3. diesese

11.4. compitition with other cougars

12. life cycle

12.1. leave mother at two years of age (young adults)

12.2. live 8-13 years in the wild

13. Life span

13.1. about 21 years

13.1.1. (only in captivity)

14. Action plan

14.1. report any cougar sightings to the Canadian wildlife accosiation

14.2. do not try to find cougar habitat

14.3. do not hunt cougar for there skin

14.4. leave the cougar in there natural habitat

15. Photos

16. Interesting Facts

16.1. the cougar has many names

16.2. the eastern cougar is the second largest new world cat.

16.3. leap 15 feet up

16.4. leap 45 feet across

17. Resources

18. biome

18.1. forests with some wetlands

18.2. can live anywhere from tidal marshes to deserts