detlaphiltdic-US Officials declare Eastern Cougar extinct. detlaphiltdic Sunday, March 2011 U. officials declare eastern cougar extinct The eastern cougar,(left) a large and elusive tawny wild cat that once prowled over wilderness in 21 states,
Mountain lion, Puma, Cougar, Panther or Catamount are all names for this magnificent Cat that is native to the Americas. He is the greatest of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.
Napoleon dynamite was right! Captive bred lion and tiger mix. Due to their size, ligers would never succeed in the wild. They are over 500 lbs, with a much larger bone structure, which makes them clumsy and easily tired.