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Is your child interested in learning about the different types of big cats? Do you want to teach your child about wildlife conservation? Well, then you must check out our Cougar coloring pages.
Cougars, also called puma or mountain lion, are the second largest cats in the world. They have slender bodies with round heads and pointed ears. The length of a cougar varies between 5 to 9 feet from head to tail. But unlike other big cats, cougars cannot roar. Instead, these large feline purrs like a house cat.
To help you teach your child about various species of the cougar, we have compiled a list of coloring pages. You can refer these cougar coloring sheets to familiarize your child with different species of the animal.
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1. Color By Instruction:
Here is a color by instruction worksheet of a cougar. Cougars inhabit various ecosystems, right from the mountains to the desert. The worksheet asks children to use yellowish tan on the body with a darker shade on the tip and back of the tail. Color the face in grayish brown with white patches above the eyes.
2. North American Cougar:
The North American Cougar is one of the most common cougars in America. It prefers preying on the deer, but can also feed on smaller animals if necessary, including livestock and domestic animals. It can also eat insects if required. After killing a large animal, the North American Cougar hides the carcass and eats the next day.
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3. Florida Panther:
Are you surprised to see a panther on a list on Cougar coloring pictures? Don’t be, as even Florida panthers are a subspecies of cougar. Florida Panther cubs are smart. They leave their mother to start their life at around two years. Some of them even travel to great distances to establish their territory as a cougar needs a lot of space to roam.
4. Costa Rican Cougar:
The Costa Rican Cougar is one of the smartest species of cougar and the second largest cat in Costa Rica. It usually hunts at night and travels long distances in search of food. Costa Rican Cougars have a tan, brown coat without spots. And they weigh 30 to 80 kilograms.
5. A Pair Of Cougar On The Desert:
The realistic cougar coloring sheet shows a pair of cougars resting after a long journey. A cougar can live up to 10 years in wild and 20 years in captivity. Another interesting feature of Cougars is that they can leap 20 feet even from a sitting position. We loved the detailing of this coloring page. Your child will enjoy it immensely.
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6. Northern South American Cougar:
The Northern South American Cougar is a subspecies of North American cougar. It is native to the northern part of South America like Peru, Columbia and Venezuela. It mostly feeds on sloths, deer, bird, mice, lizards and frog. You will rarely find them preying on domesticated animals.
7. Southern South American Cougar:
The Southern South American Cougars, just like the other species of cougars, are amazingly fast. Their tails help them maneuver quickly and skillfully. The coat of cougar is reddish brown to grayish tan in color, and the tails have black spots on the end.
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8. Argentine Cougar:
The Argentine Cougar, also called Puma, is a cougar native to the central and western Argentina. 80% of Argentine Cougar’s diet comes from vicunas, 11% from mice and 9% from the hare. Sometimes, they also prey on guanaco.
9. Cougar On A Cliff:
Here is a neat coloring sheet of a cougar on a cliff. Cougars are facing tremendous pressure these days. Sports hunters and farmers do not hesitate before killing these cats. Automobile accidents, fragmentation and habitat loss are other threats to cougar population. And the European settlers entirely wiped the Cougars from the eastern portion of the United States and Canada in the 1700s.
10. Eastern Cougar:
The Eastern Cougar is a subspecies of North American Cougar. Eastern Cougars are skilled and cunning hunters. They stay hidden from their prey until they can pounce with their claws stretched. The Eastern Cougar is not hunted much because it has no spots that make it undesirable to hunters.
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You and your little animal lover will surely enjoy coloring these Cougar coloring pages on a rainy evening. If you are looking for more wild animal coloring pages, then feel free to browse through our animal coloring pages section.
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