Eastern cougar is extinct, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concludes

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 22:20 in Biology & Nature

Although the eastern cougar has been on the endangered species list since 1973, its existence has long been questioned. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted a formal review of the available information and, in a new report, concludes the eastern cougar is extinct and recommends the subspecies be removed from the endangered species list.

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