Kingdom : Animalia
                    Class : Mammalia
                 Family : Felidae
  Scientific Name : Felis Concolor

                      Size : 1.5 - 2.75m (5 - 9ft)
                 Weight : 29 - 90kg (64 - 198lbs)
           Top Speed : 45km/h (30mph)
            Life Span : 10 - 20 years

                Colour : Tan, Black, Brown
           Skin Type : Fur
Special Features : powerful forearms and
                                paws and muscular jaws
  1. Mountain lions are one of the biggest species of the big-cat family.
  2. They are a sub-species of cougar.
  3. Mountain lions are strictly confined to the mountainous areas of the Americas.
  4. They are highly adaptive animals able to adapt to the harsh climate of Rocky and Andes mountains.
  5. Surprisingly, they do not hibernate through the uncompromising winters.
  6. They hunt rabbits, hares, larger birds, deer and elks.
  7. They have no natural predators though they have to be wary of bears.
  8. The bears have an advantage over the mountain lions because of their huge size.
  9. Some of the lion individuals are known to fight off grizzly bears successfully.
  10. The female mountain lions give birth to a litter of 1-6 kittens every 2-3 years.
  11. The kittens are first born blind and are completely dependent on their mothers for a few months.
  12. The mothers are fiercely protective of their young ones.
  13. The Mountain lions are solitary animals.
  14. Their average life span is between 10-20 years.

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