Eastern Cougar

Puma concolor couguar

Background information

Type: mammal


Weight: 62 kg males; 42 kg females


Length: 1,270 mm males; 1,140 mm females


Family: Felidae


Statue: Extinct


The eastern cougar lives principally in east America.

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Cause of extinction

Starvation, deforestation and hunting are the causes of extinction.