TOURISTIK | The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared that Eastern puma is extinct, because during 80 years it has not been seen.
This specie was in the endangered species list, meanwhile looking in the natural areas, but unfortunately it did not occurred due to it is not live anymore.
Last chance when Puma concolor cougar was seen in 1938.
"Given the period of time that has passed without verification of even a single Eastern puma, the Service concludes that the last remaining members of this subspecies perished decades ago," the Fish and Wildlife Service said in a Federal Register notice.
Some pumas have turned up occasionally in Eastern states in recent decades, the agency said. But genetic and forensic testing shows they had been released or escaped from captivity, or had wandered in from the West; said ABC NEWS