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Penn State's nickname is the Nittany Lions. There is a range of ridges in the Appalachian Mountains not far from the Penn State campus called Nittany Mountain. There used to be mountain lions that roamed that range.

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Mount Nittany is located very near the Penn State campus and mountain lions used to live there.

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