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Pumas are large, cat-like animals which are found in America.

Why not use ‘were’ instead of the second ‘are’?

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  • The second are indicates that they are still found in America (pumas in South America, cougars in North America) May 13, 2019 at 11:45
  • Because they still are found in America. May 13, 2019 at 18:12

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Pumas are large, cat-like animals which are found in America.

The Puma is a large animal and is still present in America.

Pumas are large, cat-like animals which were found in America.

The Puma is a large animal but it is no longer present in America (because it went extinct, for example).

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