Cougar Tracks

  • 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.
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