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Red Dead Redemption 2 Cougar Locations

Still looking for the Red Dead Redemption 2 cougar locations? From Cholla Springs to Annesburg, knowing where to find cougars in Red Dead Redemption 2 is no mean feat. You never know where they might turn up next and can put Arthur Morgan six feet under in an instant. Plus, they provide some top-quality fangs, meat, and pelts and other cougar material, so we’ll cover that, too, as well as how to kill cougars in case you’re having trouble putting these big kitty-cats down.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cougar Locations – Where to Find Cougars

red dead redemption 2 cougar locations map

There are 10 main Red Dead Redemption 2 cougar locations. Of course, some can be found roaming around off the beaten path, but head to these areas for an almost guaranteed supply of cougars:

  • North of Tumbleweed, near Gaptooth Ridge
  • Cholla Springs (southwest)
  • West of Plainview
  • Close to Manzantina Post
  • Along the banks of the Lower Montana River, near Tall Trees
  • South of Blackwater
  • North of Quaker’s Cove
  • Big Valley (west)
  • Big Valley (southwest)
  • North of Annesburg

Legendary Cougar Location in Red Dead Redemption 2

The Legendary Cougar can be found in Gaptooth Ridge. Once you’ve scouted out the location and tracked down the animal via the three clues dotted around the area, you should be able to scope out the legendary cougar. Keep your distance, though. This is one animal that’s not to be trifled with; a good rifle and a steady aim (preferably with your Dead Eye Rank up to its max level) will work wonders.

What do Cougars Drop in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Cougars drop a whole host of useful material. Here’s what you can loot, and how much you can sell it for:

  • Perfect Cougar Fur – $5.00
  • Good Cougar Fur – $3.00
  • Poor Cougar Fur – $2.00
  • Big Game Meat – $0.75
  • Cougar Fang – $0.50
  • Perfect Cougar Carcass – $13.50
  • Good Cougar Carcass – $8.10
  • Poor Cougar Carcass – $5.40
  • Legendary Cougar Pelt – $47.00
  • Legendary Cougar Carcass – $50.00