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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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It was serendipitous that trail cameras in Arizona also caught images of a subspecies of ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), a wild cat that weighs between 15 and 30 pounds and resembles a small leopard.
Forest Service (USFS) summarizing their rationale for re-initiation of consultation, which includes the recent sighting of an ocelot in the general study area.
pdf) calls for restoring viable populations in Texas by increasing the amount of land occupied by the existing populations and reintroducing ocelots into parts of their former range to create new populations.
The family-owned company will produce all the steering parts for 200 Ocelot light protected patrol vehicles in a deal worth almost pounds 500,000 after Leamington-based Force Protection was chosen by the MoD to design and build the vehicle.
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.
A contingent valuation has yet to be calculated for wild ocelots in southern Texas.
In this volume, the essays are organized under four main topics: the path to extinction, with articles on whether humans are primarily responsible and whether species can recover; the impact of the Endangered Species Act, with articles both pro and con, some treating the scientific battle over the Klamath River; problems with endangered species conservation, such as whether parasitic species should be saved; and the fight to save endangered species, such as spectacled bears in Peru, ocelots in south Texas, and the return of the California condor.
Cats in the Wild' offers a discussion of the 'big' cats including: lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, pumas, cheetahs, lynxes and the smaller 'wild cats' including servals, ocelots and feral cats.
The $30 million Chalillo dam will flood 2,800 acres of tropical forest that is home to jaguars, ocelots, tapirs and the country's only known flock of the rare and colorful scarlet macaw.
Since only 150 ocelots exist, scientists hope to use the perfume to help breed the cats.
Staff at Dallas Zoo in Texas have discovered that nothing turns on their ocelots better than Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men cologne.
Zoologist and trapper Quentin Rose said that in the last six years he had identified 27 reliable reports of leopards and 32 of pumas, along with 18 smaller members of the cat family - jungle cats, leopard cats and ocelots.