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  • n. Plural form of catamount.


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  • Officially, according to the state, mountain lions, also known as catamounts and cougars, have not existed in New England since they were eradicated by hunters and the clear cutting of forests in the mid-1800s.

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  • West of Worcester (wormtown to those who avoid it's post industrial streets) suburbia thins out and there is deer, bear, turkey and rumors of catamounts.

    I may be moving to Massachusetts for my job. I am wondering what the gun laws are like there.

  • However with polar bears crossbreeding with Grizzlies, rampaging Bigfoots, expanding populations of catamounts and giant anaconda soon some sort of "natural equilibrium" can surely be restored.

    On Hunting Pythons in Florida

  • Aside from the sanctity of my goats and all I am happy to have coyotes, catamounts, bears and other preditors in the woods, they are hallmarks of a heathy ecosystem with all of its components in place.

    The Coyote--to Shoot or Not to Shoot. That is the Question.

  • However, he eventually shows up by falling off the catamounts dead with blood everywhere.

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  • And god help the many catamounts over the years who've known young-age sex with old dwadling reprobates.

    Madness and Survival

  • This continent has bears and predator lizards, pack scavengers and abats, catamounts and blackdogs.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • I'd heard similar noises from a variety of animals, from catamounts to hunting eagles, but I knew a human voice when I heard one.

    Drums of Autumn

  • The bears were presumably fat and fast asleep, but the wolves still hunted in winter, and the catamounts; I recalled the one I had met by the stream, and shivered in spite of the feather bed.

    Drums of Autumn

  • I hadn't even paused to think that the shelter might have attracted bears, catamounts, or other unfriendly fauna.

    Drums of Autumn


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