mountain lion

noun

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Examples of mountain lion in a Sentence

the problems created by mountain lions coming into contact with humans in suburban developments
Recent Examples on the Web The fact that the urban East Bay recreation area likely saw hundreds of weekend visitors the day Kreycik vanished further discounted the mountain lion scenario. Nora Mishanec, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 July 2021 Public defender John Moran said during his opening statements that Dylan ran away from home and suggested he could have been attacked by a bear or a mountain lion. Patty Nieberg, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 Public defender John Moran said during his opening statements that Dylan ran away from home and suggested he could have been attacked by a bear or a mountain lion. Patty Nieberg, chicagotribune.com, 16 July 2021 Over the years, the wildlife show has included a parade of bighorn sheep, bobcats, coyotes, mule deer, striped skunks, raccoons, hawks, snakes, a mountain lion and a variety of birds. Steve Lopez Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2021 Officials estimate the female mountain lion is about 2½ years old and in good health. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 13 July 2021 What if Griffith Park’s P-22 mountain lion left the Hollywood Hills and slunk to the corner of Compton Avenue and Century Boulevard? Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2021 Someone also spotted the mountain lion walking through Bernal Heights Park. April Siese, CBS News, 19 May 2021 And on March 31, Montgomery used a .357 Magnum handgun to kill a mountain lion at a park in Denver, prosecutors claimed in their motion. NBC News, 17 May 2021

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First Known Use of mountain lion

circa 1615, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mountain lion was circa 1615

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28 Jul 2021

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“Mountain lion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mountain%20lion. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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mountain lion

noun

Kids Definition of mountain lion

: cougar

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