The Wolf Intelligencer

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir

Cougar (Puma concolor)

(Puma concolor concolor) (Puma concolor cougar)

Cree -Katalgar, Chickasaw -Ko-Icto, French-Canadian/Algonquin -carcajou, Eire -Erielhonan, “leopard” in Greek -Panther,

Common names
Cougar. Catamount. Painter. Panther. Ghost Cat. Puma. Shadow Cat. Mountain lion.


Eastern cougar – US Fish and Wildlife Service
Mountain Lions | US Forest Service
Puma concolor – USDA Forest Service
Mountain Lion, Cougar, or Puma (Puma concolor) | Idaho Fish and Game
Mountain LionMontana Field Guide
Cougar (Puma concolor)New Mexico Game and Fish
Cougars in WisconsinWisconsin DNR – WI DNR
Mountain Lion Safety (U.S. National Park Service)

Puma – Panthera
The Cougar Fund
Mountain Lion Foundation (California)
Felidae Conservation Fund (California)
Big Cat Rescue (Florida)
Cougar Network
The International Society for Endangered Cats (ISEC) (Canada)
Mountain Lion – Project Coyote
Cougar | Wildlife Land Trust
Puma – The Nature Conservancy

Journal Articles

Diet of puma (Puma concolor) in sheep ranches of central Patagonia (Argentina). Llanos R, Travaini A. Journal of Arid Environments. 2020 Jun

Colheita farmacológica de sêmen de onças-pardas (Puma concolor: Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae). Araujo GR, Paula TA, Deco-Souza T, Morato RG, Bergo LC, Silva LC, Jorge-Neto PN, Sampaio BF. Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia. 2020 Apr

Predictors of puma occupancy indicate prey vulnerability is more important than prey availability in a highly fragmented landscape. Coon CA, Mahoney PJ, Edelblutte E, McDonald Z, Stoner DC. Wildlife Biology. 2020 Mar

” Yellowstone Cougars: Ecology Before and During Wolf Restoration” by Toni K. Ruth, Polly C. Buotte, and Maurice G. Hornocker, 2019.[book review]. Way J. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 2020 Feb

The Elephant in the room: What can we learn from California regarding the use of sport hunting of pumas (Puma concolor) as a management tool?. Laundré JW, Papouchis C. Plos one. 2020 Feb

Cougar (Puma concolor) injury in the United States. Wang YY, Weiser TG, Forrester JD. Wilderness & environmental medicine. 2019 Sep

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