Pumas are known scientifically as the "puma concolor," but they are also known as mountain lions, catamounts, cougars and panthers. The puma is a powerful animal that roams the mountains throughout the western United Sta... More »

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The Florida panther is a subspecies of the species that scientists call Puma concolor. These cats are also called cougars, pumas and mountain lions, although the term “Florida panther” is the most common name applied to ... More »

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Heat conduction depends on the electronic configuration, density, temperature and dimensions of the material. Conduction should not be confused with conductivity, which is dimension independent. More »

Also known as catamounts, mountain lions and pumas, cougars are powerful hunters with no natural predators. However, the cats do compete with bears, wolves and other predators for food. More »

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Cougars, also known as pumas, mountain lions and catamounts, are carnivores and eat exclusively meat. Their exact diet depends on the part of the world and the terrain in which they live. More »

Mountain lions, which are also called pumas, panthers and cougars, are large cats that reach about 8 feet in length (including the tail) and weigh about 260 pounds. Males are larger than females. Their coat is short and ... More »

The Florida panther is a subspecies of the species that scientists call Puma concolor. These cats are also called cougars, pumas and mountain lions, although the term “Florida panther” is the most common name applied to ... More »

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