TMZ Cougar Contest Yields a Pack of Prowling Panthers

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Dec 12, 2009 • References: tmz is known for its crowdsourced photo competitions, and the TMZ Cougar Contest is certainly no exception. Dozens of prowling panthers sent in their sexiest photos, and I’ve collected ten of the most, um, interesting ones for the gallery above.

The TMZ Cougar Contest is the latest in a string of pop culture phenomena that rely on older women who crave younger men. The cougar, once the butt of jokes, has essentially become a badge of honor. Check out the images above and see if you agree. Stats for Crowdsourced Cougar Contests Trending: Older & Average
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