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Where do cougars occur?
The cougar occurs on a vast range from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America. It is the widest range of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.
Which of the following cats is the closest relative of cougar?
The cougar is more closely related to smaller felines, including the domestic cat, than to any species of subfamily Pantherinae (of which only the jaguar is native to the Americas).
That wild dog is:
Dhole (Asian Wild Dog)
The Dhole is found in Central, South and Southeast Asia. It lives in a variety of habitats, including rainforest and grasslands. This large member of the dog family can weigh up to 40 kg (88 lb); around twice the weight of a Coyote. Dholes resemble members of the Canis genus, and have fox-like reddish fur and bushy tails.The Dhole is a social animal, living in packs of around 12, but sometimes forming larger groups of 30 to 40 animals.
What animal is that?
The sloth bear is an insectivorous bear species native to the Indian subcontinent. Compared to brown and black bears, sloth bears have lankier builds, long, shaggy coats that form a mane around the face (similar to that of a lion), long, sickle-shaped claws, and a specially adapted lower lip and palate used for sucking insect.
What is the striped variety of a cheetah called?
The king cheetah is a variety of cheetah with a rare mutation for cream-coloured fur marked with large, blotchy spots and three dark, wide stripes extending from their neck to the tail.
The leopard living in the Russian Far East is:
Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) it is one of the most endangered species in the world. Adult individuals usually weigh about 40-50 kg, but also those that have a mass of 75 kg are known.
What is special about Synalpheus Pinkfloydi shrimp?
hunting with sound
characteristic breeding dance
The shrimp, called also Pink Floyd pistol shrimp, may be found in Pacific waters at Panama coast. The sound of its snapping claw shut reaches 210 decibels (while whales achieve 188 decibels), and can kill passing nearby small fish. It is probably the loadest sound an animal creates.
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