Puma (Puma concolor)
 
 
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Cat Name
Puma
Cougar
Mountain Lion
Eastern Cougar
Florida Panther
Catamount
Deer Tiger
Red Tiger
Where They Live
Endangered Status
Least Concern
Population Decreasing
Closest Relatives
Cheetah
Jaguarundi
Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Puma
Species: Puma concolor
Subspecies
Puma concolor cougar (North America)
Puma concolor coryi (Eastern United States)
Puma concolor costaricensis (Central America)
Puma concolor capricornensis (Eastern South America)
Puma concolor anthonyi (Eastern South America)
Puma concolor concolor (Northern South America)
Puma concolor cabrerae (Central South America)
Puma concolor puma (Southern South America)
Former/Disputed Classifications
Florida Panther
Puma concolor coryi
Updated July 2009
References: IUCN Red List and the Integrated Taxonomic Information System


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