North American term for puma.
More example sentences
- While the bighorn sheep, the black bear, the mountain lion and the bobcat inhabit higher elevations and are elusive to visitors, one is more likely to sight the elk and the moose in the valley.
- Perhaps a little more exciting to catch sight of (at least for me) is the bighorn sheep, mule deer, bobcat, mountain lion, coyote or one of the amazing birds of prey.
- 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.
Definition of mountain lion in:
- The US English dictionary