Diet of Puma (Puma concolor, Carnivora: Felidae) in Coastal and Andean Ranges of Southern Chile

@article{Rau2002DietOP,
  title={Diet of Puma (Puma concolor, Carnivora: Felidae) in Coastal and Andean Ranges of Southern Chile},
  author={Jaime R. Rau and Jaime E. Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment},
  year={2002},
  volume={37},
  pages={201 - 205}
}
  • J. Rau, J. Jiménez
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Biology
  • Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment
Between 1985 and 1999 we collected a total of 62 puma (Puma concolor) feces in two reserves located on the coastal range and on three national parks located in the Andean range, all in the Lake Region of southern Chile. The identification of 79 prey items showed that the puma diet in the southern rainforests was made up mainly of European hares (Lepus europaeus ; an exotic species), ungulates (chiefly the pudu deer; Pudu puda), rodents, birds and marsupials, in that order of importance. Except… Expand
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