10 Incredible Cougar Facts

10. Cougars have a poor sense of smell

9. Cougars are widely distributed in the Western Hemisphere

8. A cougar can run 55 to 72 kilometers per hour

7. Cougars are solitary animals

6. Cougars cannot roar, but instead, they purr

5. Cougar cubs are born with spots to help them hide

4. Cougars can leap over twenty-five feet!

3. The cougar is an ambush predator that pursues a wide variety of prey

2. The cougar is the fourth largest cat species in the world

1. The cougar holds the Guinness record for the animal with the highest number of names