- adult tracks are ~4 inches long.
- front and hind track shows four toes.
- retractable claws usually do not show in prints.
- heel pad has two lobes on the leading edge, and three lobes on the hind edge.
- the two front toes are not perfectly symmetrical.
- toe pads are teardrop-shaped.
- hind tracks often overlap front tracks.
- cougars eat deer, medium and small sized mammals, birds and grass.
- cougars live in areas where trees, rocks, and bush provide cover.