There are three recognized North American wild cat species, although some of them range further. The Cougar or Mountain Lion or Puma ranges from the Yukon down the western part of the continent to the southern tip of South America. The Bobcat is also found in Mexico. In southern Texas, USA there exists a small population of Ocelots, but the majority of their range is in Central and South America.
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Wild Cats of North America