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Puma concolor

Mountain Lion, Cougar, Panther

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Containing group: Puma

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Culver, M., W. E. Johnson, J. Pecon-Slattery, and S. J. O'Brien. 2000. Genomic ancestry of the American puma (Puma concolor). Journal of Heredity 91:186–97.

Fergus C. 1996. Swamp Screamer. At Large with the Florida Panther. New York: North Point.

McRae, B. H., P. Beier, L. E. Dewald, L. Y. Huynh, and P. Keim. 2005. Habitat barriers limit gene flow and illuminate historical events in a wide-ranging carnivore, the American puma. Molecular Ecology 14(7):1965-1977.

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Scientific Name Puma concolor
Location captive, Temaikèn
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Afilando las Uñas
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2008 Gustavo Durán
Scientific Name Puma concolor coryi
Location Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, USA
Comments The Florida Panther is a local, critically endangered subspecies of mountain lion. It is thought that there are fewer than 50 of these animals remaining. Recent introductions of a close cousin, the Texas panther, are already thought to be successful in enhancing the gene pool and improving the Florida panther's chances of survival.
Creator George Gentry
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
Source Collection U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Online Digital Media Library
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