Mountain Lion
A large, powerful, cat (Felis concolor)
The Scuttle Butt that I have been told was the Mountain Lions were exterminated decades ago from West Virginia but that doesn't mean they aren't present...cougar,mountain lions,panthers,pumas,
catamount are some of the names for this great cat that are listed as endangered species and are rare in the eastern States.
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Mountain Lion,Cougar,Catamount,Panther and Puma
(Some of the names for this great cat) and is found principally in the mountains.

Where:                Mountain Lion Country.  Mountain Lion are shy and avoid humans, you  
                      could live your entire lifetime in mountain lion country and
                      never see one. When:                2004 Photographer:         Billybob Photo submitted by:   Billybob

Some Appalachian stories tell of these big cats sighting in West Virginia and mountain lions screaming like a woman at night in the
Monongahela National Forest and the Mountains and counties surrounding Nicholas County.
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Mountain Lion or Cougar, Owl, River Otter, Wild Boar or Feral Pig, Rattlesnake (Timber),Chipmunk,Deer,Bobcats or Lynxes,Buffalo,Red Foxes, Great Egret, Woodchuck or Groundhog, Raccoon,Turkey,Vulture,Squirrels,Yellow Crowned Night Heron,Bald Eagles,Ringtail Cat,Cardinals,Cougar tracks,
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Some of America's Most Scenic Natural Treasures is the Monongahela National Forest and the Mountains surrounding Nicholas County.
Mountain Lion A large, powerful, cat (Felis concolor) of mountainous regions.