Southern Alberta’s Big Cats

The big cats of southern Alberta include lions, tigers, leopards, and cougars. These large felines are native to the region and can be found roaming around in the wild. 
Lions are the most significant big cats and are easily recognizable by their manes. These large felines are apex predators and live in pride, consisting of several females and one or two males. 
Tigers are the second largest of the big cats and can weigh up to 700 pounds. They typically have a much thicker coat of fur than lions and are usually …