We’ve got photos, coloring pages, fun-facts, and even a trivia quiz thanks to writer and naturalist, Caryl Pearson. Take some time to prowl this page that’s just-for-kids!
The Mountain Lion Twins of the Beartooth Mountains by Courtney Long. Long is the Education Manager for the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.
This story is adapted from true biological information about the early life of mountain lions. Photos are taken and edited by the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.
We would like to extend our gratitude to Courtney Long for allowing us to share this book with all of you mountain lion lovers out there. Enjoy!
Learn about the importance of mountain lions.
Test your knowledge about the world’s wild cats, including America’s Lion and maybe some cats you’ve never heard of. Writer and naturalist Caryl Pearson created this quiz with questions in three levels, getting more challenging as they go.
Answers. 1: B; 2: C, The cheetah clocked at 6.6 seconds!; 3: A, the tiger (The Sabertooth Tiger is extinct.); 4: B, The whippersnapper; spots are usually faded by about 8 months. 5: D, lions are like all cats and they love meat.
Answers: 1: C, 30 feet!; 2: D, (While lions are adaptable and could live in any of these environments, this habitat has the most cover for sneaking up on prey.); 3: D; 4. C; 5. B.
Answers: 1: B; 2: C; 3: B & D; 4: B; 5: C; 6: D (Female mountain lions make an alarming sound when searching for mates. This earned the cats the nickname mountain screamer.)
Hey kids! Check out these cool photos of wild mountain lions! Download your favorite and make it your desktop background so you can see these magnificent animals anytime!
Enjoy this wildcat crossword puzzle courtesy of Caryl Pearson! Click Here to open the Wildcat-Crossword as a fillable form in a new window: