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The Puma is a class 5 feline. It can be hunted in the Parque Fernando. In line with its scientific, biological description, in-game, the Puma is identical in every respect (other than its name) to the Mountain Lion in the Silver Ridge Peaks Reserve.

Description[]

The puma, also known as cougar, catamount, or mountain lion (among over 40 other names in English alone) is the largest of small cats belonging to the genus Puma, of which it is the only surviving member. The puma is an ambush predator that preys on a wide variety of species and survives in an ever wider variety of habitats. It can be found from western Canada all the way to the tip of South America. Capable of growing to sizes larger than certain "big cat" species of the genus Panthera, the puma's shoulder-height can climb to nearly a meter and it can often weigh over 100 kg, despite averaging more closely to 70 kg. Pumas are incapable of roaring, due to a lack of the specialized larynx and hyoid apparatus unique to the Panthera genus, but do make several growling, snarling and purring sounds, in addition to an iconic and terrifying shriek. Pumas, despite being solitary animals, are a known menace for cattle ranchers and farmers. They are able to incapacitate and kill full-grown cows, deer, and other large animals, but are rarely spotted in the wild by adventurers or trekkers due to their secretive and elusive nature. Apart from habitat fragmentation and human hunting, the puma is rarely threatened in its natural home, where it is a respected predator, feared by man and beast alike.

Features[]

Description
Behaviour Extremely aware and sensitive
Habitat All possible regions in the home range
Senses Excellent sense of hearing, smell and vision
Social Highly solitary occasionally in small groups
Active Dusk to Dawn
Recommended

Equipment

Weapon Class 5, Predator "Distressed Fawn" Caller
Species Puma concolor
Difficulty 1(Trivial) - 9(Legendary)

Need Zone Times[]

Times Activity
00:00 - 06:30 Feeding
06:00 - 09:30 Drinking
09:00 - 13:30 Resting
13:00 - 17:30 Drinking
17:00 - 21:30 Resting
21:00 - 00:30 Drinking

Integrity[]

There is 20 ammunition that give full integrity bonus on the Puma.

  • 9 Rifle Ammo
  • 4 Shotgun ammo
  • 4 Handgun ammo
  • 3 Archery ammo 

Fur variants[]

Trivia and Patches[]

  • Reduced puma population. (Patch 1.29) [Feb 5, 2019]
  • Fixed an issue where Pumas entered the chasing state with no target. (Patch 1.29)
  • Puma trophy is now showing the correct color variation. (Patch 1.29)
  • Fixed an issue with game crashes when harvesting a puma. (Patch 1.29)
  • Deers in Parque Fernando now react appropriately to a puma’s presence. (Patch 1.29)
  • Fixed an issue with a very special puma's attack behavior being broken - will only attack when the player is close. (Patch 1.29)
  • Fixed issue with the different Puma behavior states for not working properly. (Patch 1.29)
  • Fix for Puma footprints left during the chase are labeled “Run”. (Patch 1.29)
  • Pumas no longer freeze when alerted. (Patch 1.31) [Feb 28, 2019]
  • Fixed issue with Puma not appearing in mission “Cornered”. (Patch 1.31)
  • Fixed issue of not being able to place a puma trophy in Parque Fernando that is of dark red color variation. (Patch 1.31)