An interesting fact about cougars is that they are the second largest cat in the New World, with the jaguar being the largest. Cougars can weigh up to 220 pounds. They are also the largest cat that purrs. More »

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California, known as the Golden State, is the third-largest state in the U.S. It covers 158,706 square miles of land area and houses 37,679,000 people, making it the country's most populous state as of 2015. California w... More »

Some interesting facts about calcite are that it is part of the Earth's crust and has the chemical name of calcium carbonate. Its chemical formula is CaCO3. Calcite is found in nature in many different shapes and colors ... More »

Jaguars and leopards look alike, but jaguars live in the New World while leopards are found in the Old World. Specifically, jaguars are found in South America and as far north as southern Arizona and New Mexico. They are... More »

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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 cougar is also known as a panther, puma or mountain lion, and it is North America's second largest cat. A panther cannot roar. Instead, this large cat purrs like a domestic house cat, according to Animal Fact Guide. More »

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Fun facts about lions include that they are the second largest cat species, they live in a pride and lionesses are the best hunters. Lions live for about 12 years and they can run up to 50 mph. Lions have loud roars that... More »

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