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Puma concolor
Puma concolor
Mountain Lion
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8235 3181 2555 0059 (1999-02-24)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  unknown
  • latitude 48.19652   longitude -114.31503   max error distance 3536 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Kalispell, MT (Montana, US)
  • family Felidae
  • order Carnivora
  • class Mammalia
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 45954
  • photo category: Animal - Mammal

  • common names   Puma, Mountain Lion, Puma (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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