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Puma concolor
Puma concolor
Mountain Lion
Photographer: Don Getty

ID: 0000 0000 0202 0121 (2002-02-10)

Copyright © 1994 Don Getty

  • date of photo  Sep 1994
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Northwestern Montana
  • animal's place of origin   North America
  • photo category: Animal - Mammal

  • common names   Mountain Lion (ITIS ) Mountain Lion (photographer)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Claudia Rocha-Campos    Nov 7, 2002

    Action: changed name from "Felis concolor" to "Puma concolor "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The current taxonomic status for the mountain lion or cougar is Puma concolor. Nowadays, "Felis concolor" is invalid. See ITIS and Mammal Species of the World - Smithsonian Institute.


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