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Felis concolor

Mountain Lion

Bergl÷we

Cougars rely on sight and hearing far more than smell for hunting. They stalk their prey to within two or three leaps and then launch a lightning-fast charge. Victims are most often killed by suffocation with a bite across the throat, which collapses the windpipe. Northwest Trek, Washington, USA

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