Dana – Western Cougar

Dana – Western Cougar

Dana is a female Western Cougar (Puma concolor), born in late October, 2015. She came to the Foundation as a gift to be an ambassador to her species. Cougars are known by many names, including puma, panther, or mountain lion. The cougar has a small, broad head with small rounded ears, a powerful body with long hind legs and black-tipped tail. They use their coats as camouflage to keep them hidden from predators, and their color and size reflect the area they live in. Redder coat colors are common among darker soils such as mountainous areas, whereas the more beige coat colors are common with...

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Alamea – Western Cougar

Alamea – Western Cougar

Alamea is a female Western Cougar (Puma concolor), born in late June 2015. Her name, Alamea, means precious in Hawaiian. Alamea came to the Foundation because she needed a minor surgery and a permanent home. She is pain free and will remain at the Foundation as an ambassador to her species. Cougars are known by many names, including puma, panther, or mountain lion. The cougar has a small, broad head with small rounded ears, a powerful body with long hind legs and black-tipped tail. They use their coats as camouflage to keep them hidden from predators, and their color and size reflect the...

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Michael – Western Cougar

Michael – Western Cougar

Michael is a male Western Cougar (Puma concolor), born in 2005. Michael came to us from Oregon and was named in memory of Michael Chestnut Jr., his lifetime sponsor. He underwent two surgeries to help correct his birth defects, and is doing very well. Though he may appear to walk around his enclosure with irregular movements, he is pain free. The Foundation is committed to providing everything he needs to have quality of life. Cougars are also known as a Pumas, Panthers, or Mountain Lions. The cougar hunts alone by day or night, and will hide its food, if large enough, in dense undergrowth,...

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