They live in the U.S. Rocky Mountains and the Andes in South America Found in 14 western states and Florida. HABITAT
Facts Range from 80 to 130 pounds or more Length is from 7 to 8 feet including the tail Life expectancy in the wild is from 8 to 13 years. Have large paws and, proportionally, the largest hind legs of any cat, Can leap vertically up to 18 feet Can sprint at 35 miles per hour and are excellent climbers, which helps them evade competitors such as wolves.
KEYSTONE Mountain Lions keep prey populations in check, helping to prevent overgrazing of rangelands and overeating of trees and shrubs in grassland areas PREY: Deer Elk Moose Sheep,