Cougar Habitat and Distribution
The habitat and distribution of the cougar spans a greater distance than for any of the other wild cats. It is a native of the Americas and the distance is extraordinary.
The Cougar is the second largest wild cat in the American Continent only after the Jaguar. The look of it is one that is very intriguing
The female Cougars are ready to mate when they are from 1 ? to 3 years of age. The males are ready to mate from 2 to 4 years. The pairs aren?t very social with each other but will tolerate each other for mating.
The Cougar has a body that is designed to give it the advantage when it comes to hunting. They are very patient animals when it comes to stalking and then ambushing their prey.
Cougar Evolution and Subspecies
We still have many unanswered questions when it comes to the evolution of the Cougar. It is believed that they originated as part of the feline family about 11 million years ago.
The Cougar is the one feline that doesn?t seem to have an immediate threat surrounding it. In fact, this is the one of the cats that seems to be the least to worry about when it comes to their survival.