Puma Exploration closes private placement for $350,000

Rimouski, August 16, 2013 – Puma Exploration (PUM-TSXV) announces the closing of a non-brokered private-placement financing of flow-through units with qualified investors. The company issued 1,250,000 units at an issue price of $0.28 per flow-through unit for gross proceeds of $350,000.00. The flow-through units comprise one flow-through common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant will entitle its holder to acquire one additional common share of Puma at a price of $0.35 for 24 months.

In connection with this flow-through private placement, the company has paid a cash finder's fee of amount of $23,150 and issued 82,678 finder's warrants that entitle the holder to acquire one additional common share of Puma at a price of $0.35 for 24 months. All securities issued to purchaser and finder under the offering are subject to a four-month hold period from the date of issuance of the securities, pursuant to applicable securities legislation and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. The placement has received the conditional approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Puma Exploration

Puma Exploration is a Canadian mineral exploration company with advanced precious and base metals projects in Canada. The Company's major assets are the Nicholas-Denys Project and Turgeon Copper Project in New Brunswick and the Little Stull Lake Gold Project in Manitoba. Puma is focusing its exploration efforts in New Brunswick, Canada, which has been ranked as one of the top five places in the world to conduct mining exploration by the 2013 Fraser Institute Survey.

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The contents of this press release were prepared by Marcel Robillard. a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. -30-

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Puma Exploration is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company with precious and base metals projects in early to advanced stages. While our priority remains to finalize the acquisition of the Murray Brook project in New Brunswick, great efforts will be made by the Company in the coming years to deploy its DEAR strategy (Development, Exploration, Acquisition and Royalties) in order to generate maximum value for shareholders.