The Cougar is a Large-sized animal of the Cougar / Mountain Lion species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted and skinned. Studying and skinning the Cougar is required for the "Zoologist" and "Skin Deep" Achievements.

Cougar Details & Location:

Cougars are native to the states of New Austin, West Elizabeth and remote forested sections of New Hanover. As carnivores, they prey on deer, elk, moose, and mountain goats. The easiest way to take down a cougar of this size is by either using a Bow with Poison Arrows or a rifle. Their fangs can be used for crafting and their meat can be used as food.

Cougar Hunting Tips:

The Cougar yields a pelt, fangs and big game meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - Cougar

Where to find the Cougar in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Cougar is Rarely found in the remote and forested areas of New Hanover, New Austin, and West Elizabeth. Usually found at night.

Cougar - Map Location in RDR2

Cougar Info

  • Scientific Name Puma concolor

Cougar Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead OnlineRed Dead OnlineGame Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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