Scientific name: Puma concolour
Family name: Felidae
Group Name: N/A strictly solitary
IUCN status: Least concern (population decreasing)
Lifespan: 10 – 20 years
Weight: 29 – 100kg
Length: 200 – 240cm
Top speed: 50mph
Diet: Carnivore: mainly eat large mammals, especially deer, and will also eat coyotes, beavers, porcupines, mice, marmots, raccoons, hares, birds and sometimes grasshoppers. They will prey on domestic livestock, such as poultry, sheep, calves, goats, and pigs.
Habitat: They live in a wide variety of environments including montane coniferous forests, grassland, swamps, lowland tropical forests, dry brush country, and any other areas that offer adequate cover and prey. They use dense vegetation, rocky crevices, and caves for shelter.
Range: From Canadian Yukon through the US, Central and South America to the southern tip of Chile.