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ocelot

one of the nine species in the group of New World cats in the family Felidae. Called also Panthera pardalis and painted leopard. It has a small, 3 ft long body, golden to silver color with dark metallic spots on the body and stripes on the head and neck.
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Ocelots and bobcats (Lynx rufus) are sympatric from southern Texas to southern Mexico (Rolley, 1987; Tewes and Schmidly, 1987).
In the llanos, the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) and crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous) each average about six to 10 kg in body weight, the puma about 40 to 50 kg, and the jaguar up to 100 kg (Figure 1).
Kaemmerer is the coordinator of the Ocelot Species Survival Plan -- a cooperative effort of American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA)-accredited institutions whose goal is to save endangered species through captive breeding, habitat preservation, public education, and supportive research.
Restoration efforts are of major importance because they not only expand ocelot habitat, but also more than 95 percent of the native vegetation found in the landscape remains under threat.
Here, biologists are working on behalf of the ocelot.
Most of the studies of food habits of ocelots in tropical systems have included consideration of competitive relationships (e.
The Ocelot LPPV has been designed to provide unprecedented levels of blast protection for a vehicle of its size and will be able to carry a crew of up to six people.
A recent capture of an ocelot at our site indicates that ocelots do occur at WWS, but do so at low abundances or very infrequently, especially relative to margays (A.
These include the rodent Mountain Paca Cuniculus taczanowskii (Stolzmann 1865), the Ocelot L.
The ocelots will be joining some 130 different species of animal currently resident at the centre, which plans an important role in captive breeding schemes.
Study site: we studied ocelots on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama (9[degrees]10' N, 79[degrees]51' W).