Protection Status

Endangered

Endangered Species Act

Three subspecies of the mountain lion are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act: the Florida panther, Costa Rican puma and the Eastern puma.

IUCN Red List

Appendix I

CITES

The North American cougar, the Florida panther, and the Costa Rican cougar are all listed under Appendix I. Other mountain lion species are listed in Appendix II.