Cougar Anatomy model 1/6th scale - flesh & superficial muscle
At 1/6th scale this cougar écorché is one of seven models in the "Big Cats anatomy écorché", It represents the largest size cougar at approximately 9 ft (300 cm) long, from tip of the nose to the tip of the tail, weighting at 220 lb. The cougar model is created from references of the live animals, the head is sculpted on top of a 3D scanned skull of a very large cougar. The cougar Anatomy model is approx 12" long, highly detailed it shows superficial muscle on one side, surface anatomy on the other side. It features a detachable head, this allows the option of switching to the Mouth-Opened "Roar" head(sold separately) for alternative reference. This size of an anatomy tool is perfect as a desktop reference of anatomy for sculptor, or as animal anatomy for the artist; the size is design for ease of handling, for teaching, or study.
This set includes the Mouth-closed head, the body, and large base.
approximate size: 12" x 5 3/4" x 5"(including the large base)
stand for the Mouth-Closed head not included
original sculpture designed, sculpted, and painted by Jun Huang
Cougars are one of the most athletic felines and agile members of the cat family, the other being the snow leopard. They are the considered the fourth-largest cat after the tiger, lion, and jaguar; the average cougar is slightly larger than the average leopard. Adults stand about 60 to 90 cm (24 to 35 in) tall at the shoulders. Adult males are around 2.4 m (7.9 ft) long nose-to-tail and females average 2.05 m (6.7 ft), with overall ranges between 1.5 to 2.75 m (4.9 to 9.0 ft) nose to tail, of this length, 63 to 95 cm (25 to 37 in) is comprised by the tail. Males typically weigh 53 to 100 kg (115 to 220 lb), averaging 62 kg (137 lb). Females typically weigh between 29 and 64 kg (64 and 141 lb), averaging 42 kg (93 lb) Cougar size is smallest close to the equator, and larger towards the poles. The largest recorded cougar, shot in 1901, weighed 105.2 kg (232 lb); adult male cougars in British Columbia weigh 56.7 kg (125 lb) and adult females 45.4 kg (100 lb). The cougar preys on any animal that it can catch, some important prey species are various deer species, particularly in North America; mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, and moose. Other species such as the bighorn, Dall's sheep, horse, fallow deer, caribou, mountain goat, coyote, pronghorn, and as well as domestic livestock such as cattle and sheep have also fallen prey to cougars.