Scientific name: Puma concolor concolor
The northern South American cougar is a subspecies of the cougar that lives in the northern part of South America, from Colombia and Venezuela to Peru and northern Brazil. It is the nominate subspecies of Puma concolor. It preys on birds, deer, sloths, mice, frogs, agoutis, and lizards, as a result of coexisting with larger jaguars. They rarely prey on domesticated animals.