The Mexican cougar (Felis hippolestes aztecus) is found in the west.
The grizzly bear, cougar, coyote, prairie dog and antelope are still found in several of the Western states, and the grey wolf is common in the West and in northern Minnesota, \Visconsin and Michigan.
How often do you see a cougar riding around?
In British Columbia the puma or cougar, sometimes called the panther and the American lion, still frequently occurs; and in all parts the common fox and the silver fox, the lynx, beaver, otter, marten, fisher, wolverene, mink, skunk and other fur-bearing animals.
In the modern vernacular, a cougar is a confident woman who is sure of her own personal attractiveness and power.