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Cougars

Puma concolor


Cheyenne2

Cheyenne

Cheyenne was our first rescued cougar. She came to us from an animal dealer that thought she was too aggressive to sell.

Kehkeh1

Kehkehga

Kiki interacts with few humans, but those she likes she really likes. Watching her purr and rub against her favorite people could fool you into thinking she was an oversized house cat.

Ista2

Ista Toyela

Ista used to be such a talker that the slightest miao would get her miaoing back. It was almost a contest to see who would stop first!

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Kukla

Kukla has a hanging ball in her enclosure that she loves to use for exercise. She will leap off the den, put all four paws on the ball and hang on it before nimbly leaping to the ground. She can do this routine many times in a row, but will expect neck scratches in return for the display!

A Class on Cougars

Kehkeh1  Kukla1  Cheyenne2

 

Sources:

Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M., Valderrama, C. & Lucherini, M. 2008.  “Puma concolor,”  IUCN 2013. (Online),  IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.  Version 2013.1.  August 03, 2013. <http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/18868/0>.

Shivaraju, A. 2003. “Puma concolor” (Online), Animal Diversity Web. August 01, 2013 <http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Puma_concolor/>.

If you would like to see more pictures and read more about our cougars, please see their pages.

 

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