The eastern puma, which used to range from Quebec and Manitoba to South Carolina and Illinois, is now officially extinct, said Officials with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The government agency has also removed the cougars from endangered species list. Taking the eastern pumas off the endangered list will enable eastern states, such as New York, to reintroduce western pumas, also called mountain lions, into the region.

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  • Eastern Puma officially extinct, allows for mountain lion reintroduction
    The eastern puma, which used to range from Quebec and Manitoba to South Carolina and Illinois, is now officially extinct, said Officials with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The ...
    02/7/2019 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • The Eastern Cougar Is Officially Extinct
    This is the case with the Eastern Cougar, whose last sighting was almost 80 years ago. As of today, the animal is no more. Officially. The wild predatory cat — also known as the puma, mountain lion .. ...
    02/21/2018 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Eastern mountain lion officially declared extinct
    Mountain lions, which continue to be reported across Pennsylvania throughout the year, are officially extinct east of the Mississippi River ... and a confirmed mountain lion killed in Connecticut in ...
    01/29/2018 - 5:09 am | View Link
  • The eastern puma is declared officially extinct
    Eastern cougars that once prowled North America from Michigan to South Carolina were officially ... mountain lion presence with animals imported from burgeoning populations in the West. In Maine, the ...
    01/28/2018 - 1:02 am | View Link
  • Eastern cougars are now officially extinct
    The large cat, a subspecies of puma, was officially declared extinct Monday and removed ... The Eastern cougar is also known as the ghost cat, catamount, puma, painter, panther, and mountain lion. The ...
    01/25/2018 - 10:22 am | View Link
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    The cougar (Puma concolor), also commonly known by other names including catamount, mountain lion, panther, and puma, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.Its range, from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America, is the widest of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.An adaptable, generalist species, the cougar is found in most ...
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  • List of mammals of West Virginia
    The state of West Virginia is home to 72 wild mammal species. Four – the Virginia big-eared bat, the Indiana bat, the West Virginia northern flying squirrel and the newly extinct eastern cougar – are federally listed as endangered. Several additional species are rare in the state and warrant close monitoring. Some mammals which have thrived despite human disturbance include the opossum ...
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