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Cougars cannot roar, even Pat Bennitar

by Sagamore_Daily on January 16, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The cougar is known by many names, such as the puma, mountain lion, catamount or panther. Despite their large size, the cougar is not a true “big cat”. The cougar is a member of the felidae family, as opposed to the panthera family as of the tiger and lion. The major difference between the two families is the panthera family’s ability to roar.


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