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Despite its size, it is not typically classified among the "big cats" because it cannot roar, lacking the specialized larynx and hyoid apparatus of Panthera.

In the 17th century, German naturalist Georg Marcgrave named the cat the cuguacu ara.

Marcgrave's rendering was reproduced in 1648 by his associate, Dutch naturalist Willem Piso.

The larger front feet and claws are adaptations to clutching prey.

Adult males are around 2.4 m (7.9 ft) long from nose to tail tip, and females average 2.05 m (6.7 ft), with overall ranges between 1.50 to 2.75 m (4.9 to 9.0 ft) nose to tail suggested for the species in general.

chestnut lion), or unusually non-native puma or leão-da-montanha, more common names for the animal when native to a region other than South America (especially for those who do not know that suçuaranas are found elsewhere but with a different name).

People in rural regions often refer to both the cougar and the jaguar as simply gata (she-cat), and outside of the Amazon, both are colloquially referred to as simply onça by many people (that is also a name for the leopard in Angola).

The cougar (Puma concolor), also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.

Its range, from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America, is the widest of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.

Its powerful forequarters, neck, and jaw serve to grasp and hold large prey.

It has five retractable claws on its forepaws (one a dewclaw) and four on its hind paws.

Cuguacu ara was then adopted by English naturalist John Ray in 1693.

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