mountain lion

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mountain lion:

see pumapuma
or cougar
, New World member of the cat family, Puma concolor. Also known as mountain lion, catamount, panther, and painter, it ranges from S British Columbia to the southern tip of South America. The puma is slenderly built, with a lionlike face.
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mountain lion

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚lī·ən]
(vertebrate zoology)
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Mountain Lion

Version 10.8 of the Mac OS X operating system. Introduced in the summer of 2012, and superseding Lion, many new features are included, some of which were pioneered in Apple's iOS operating system for the iPhone/iPad. For example, the iOS Messages function replaces iChat in Lion, and iOS Reminders, Notes, Game Center and central notifications are added. There is also more integration with Apple's iCloud online storage, and software updates migrate to the Mac App Store. The Gatekeeper function, which validates iOS apps when they are run in iPhones/iPads, makes its way to Mountain Lion, but in a less aggressive way, and it can be turned off. See Lion and Mac OS X.
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"Upon arrival, they found two mountain lions that fit the description of the lion from the attack," CPW's Twitter post said.
Primary prey available to mountain lions throughout the region include mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white-tailed deer (O.
That's when the mountain lion attacked, according to an account from Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
The area wildlife manager for CPW, Ty Petersburg, said: "Mountain lion attacks are not common in Colorado and it is unfortunate that the lion's hunting instincts were triggered by the runner.
Caption: MANY OF TODAY'S Florida panthers are descendants of Texas mountain lions introduced in South Florida in 1995.
Critique: An inherently fascinating and exceptionally informative read from beginning to end "When Mountain Lions Are Neighbors: People and Wildlife Working It Out in California" is especially recommended for community, college, and university library Nature & Wildlife collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
At a time when books about conservation often and understandably focus on challenges and failures, Beth Pratt-Bergstrom's When Mountain Lions Are Neighbors, co-published by Heyday and National Wildlife Federation, beautifully captures a series of successes, all in California.
Further, biologists agreed that moving a male mountain lion to a new area, however large, would be risky due to the territorial nature of male mountain lions.
A MUM fought off a mountain lion to save her son after the beast pounced on him in their garden.
Meanwhile, mountain lions, as apex predators, are expected to select for areas that will provide adequate prey while also providing the cover necessary for hunting (Dickson and Beier, 2002).
It doesn't take a genius to figure out why the vast majority of mountain lions that venture inside city limits are immature.
This documentary follows two mountain lion mums in the Rockies of Wyoming as they struggle to raise their kittens - hunting, playing, eating and sometimes fighting.