In Lake County there have been several sightings of a cougar or mountain lion.
The island is home to few natural predators (the occasional cougar or midget black bear).
A bobcat is another wild cat, about half the size of a cougar , with a stubby tail rather than a long one.
The massive stone avalanche fell on the scurrying cougar , and forced the big cat to take refuge in the canyon.
This was not an African lion but an American mountain lion also known as a cougar or puma, a cat the size of a leopard that was once rare and considered virtually harmless.
I've trudged through waist deep snow up an Idaho mountain after a cougar .
Grizzly bears, cougars , owls, woodland caribou and elk live there.
But except for the Florida felines, as far as one can tell, wild cougars no longer live east of the Mississippi.
Over the past 18 months the Cougar Network has documented 21 cougars in nine midwestern U.S. states and one Canadian province.
When Europeans settled South Dakota they considered cougars dangerous pests.