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The cougar (Puma concolor) is a mammal of the Felidae family. It is also called panther, mountain lion, or puma. This animal can be found in North, Central, and South America. Cougars prefer mountain areas. They have agile and muscular bodies. Their color may vary from yellowish to brownish. An adult male cougar weighs between 140 and 200 lbs. Females are smaller. The cougar is the second largest cat in the Americas, after the jaguar.