Who doesn’t love baby animals? They all look cute and cuddly when young, but not all grow up to be so cute and cuddly. Just take a look at #8! This list may surprise you. We mix in well known animal babies with some that are much more unusual.
This powerful predator roams the Americas, where it is also known as a puma, mountain lion, and catamount. This big cat of many names is also found in many habitats, from Florida swamps to Canadian forests.
Cougar once roamed nearly all of the United States. They were prized by hunters and despised by farmers and ranchers who suffered livestock losses at their hands. Subsequently, by the dawn of the 20th century, mountain lions were eliminated from nearly all of their range in the Midwest and Eastern U.S.—though the endangered Florida panther survives.