- Michigan Cougar History
Cougars were originally native to Michigan, but were extirpated from Michigan around the early 1900s.
- Description and Life History
The cougar, also known as a puma, panther, catamount or mountain lion, is a large-sized wild cat.
- Cougar-Human Interactions
The DNR recognizes that, although highly unlikely, the potential for human-cougar encounters exists, and knowledge is the best tool for minimizing the potential for an attack.