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Mountain Lion

Page history last edited by wikiuser0045 11 years, 8 months ago

 The Mountain Lion

 

by Kellan Schulz

 

 

Common Names:

Mountain Lion, Cougar, Panther

 

Scientific Class:

Mammal

 

Scientific Genus:               

Felis

 

Scientific species:

concolor

 

Where found-Biome:

Grassland

 

Countries:

America, Mexico, South America

 

 

Special Adaptions to its enviroment:

They live up high in the mountains of Western Canada, U.S.A., and Mexico and they need meat in their body and fur to help protect them from the cold.

 

 

Description-

Length:60 to 95 inches Height: 27 to 31 inches at shoulder Weight: 136lbs (62kg)

 

Type of body covering:

Fur

 

General Discription:

Mountain Lions are very rare to see, but if hunters see them, they usually end up killing them. They are very beautiful animals with yellowish

orangeish fur. It is also the 4th heaviest Cat in the world behind the Tiger, Lion, and Jaguar. It has very

big feet for climbing up rocky slopes. It usually has white whiskers and its ears are pointed up.

Its legs and arms are extremly strong for hunting, and climbing. All in all, the Mountain Lion is a great animal!

The Mountain Lion is Endothermic

The name of the Mountain Lions young:

Kittens

 

The name of a group of a Mountain Lion:

Pride

 

Names of two related species:

Lion, Tiger

 

Type of eater:

Carnivore

 

What is a Mountain Lions Prey:

Deer, Elk, Humans, and Bighorn Sheep

 

What predators eat the Mountain Lion:

Jaguar, Gray Wolf, Black Bear, and Grizzly Bear

 

Symbiotic Relationship:

The Mountain Lion has a parasitism relationship with a Mountain Goat.  The Mountain Lion kills the

Mountain Goat and gets food and the Mountain Goat dies.

 

Forms of communication:

  • The Mountain Lion hisses, some what like a cat but louder.
  • He purrs like a normal cat.
  • The Mountain Lion also makes a yelping sound, kind of like when a dog gets hurt.

 

Interesting or unusual behavior:

Their behavior is very aggresive.

 

The Mountain Lion is endangered because too many humans see them and kill them.

Their ecosystem also is very unsafe.

 

Sources:

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/cougar

www.mountainlion.org/

http://arizona.sierrsclub.org/conservation/mt-lion/index.asp

www.desertusa.com/may96/du_mlion.html

animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/mountain-lion.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments (3)

wikiuser0046 said

at 9:26 pm on Dec 3, 2008

love it kellan

wikiuser0012 said

at 4:35 pm on Dec 4, 2008

nice job!

MH(NOT NOT NOT mitchell)

wikiuser0019 said

at 7:06 pm on Dec 4, 2008

good job!

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