jaguarundi


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jaguarundi

a small, 3 ft long, American wild cat, slender, otter-like, gray or red. Called also Panthera jaguarundi.
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The agency worried about the fate of the highly endangered small wildcats that call the region home, ocelots and jaguarundis.
Wild populations of the Americas also include the ocelot, bobcat, lynx, margay, pampas cat, mountain cat, tiger cat, jaguarundi, and Geoffrey's cat.
Many witnesses believe they're dealing with the rare and endangered jaguarundi, a close relative of the puma that looks kind of like an otter and weighs slightly more than a house cat.
Sixteen years later, Thomas Wright Moir Cameron (1894-1980), from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, rediscovered the adult tapeworm in a different South American felid, a jaguarundi (Felis yaguarondi), which had died at the London Zoo.
Debi Willoughby of Jungle Encounters in Uxbridge is determined to use her shows to teach wildlife conservation and awareness of the world's 26 species of small wild cats - including the oncilla, mangay and jaguarundi - many of which are threatened by the destruction of their homes and human pollution.
The roarings of huge creatures are blossoms as are a miniature primate, a Dire wolf, and a jaguarundi crossing a trail by the ocean.
Status and distribution of the endangered ocelot and jaguarundi in Texas.
2) Aztec is a jaguarundi at the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center.
Other wild cats include the endangered puma, which is slightly smaller than the jaguar, the ocelot and the jaguarundi.
Guerrero S, Badii MH, Zalapa SS, Flores AE (2002) Dieta y nicho de alimentacion del coyote, zorra gris, mapache y jaguarundi en un bosque tropical caducifolio de la costa sur del estado de Jalisco, Mexico.
In the section on smaller cats the reader is introduced to some species they may never have heard of before: kodkod, pallas' cat, oncilla, clouded leopard of Asia, the jaguarundi and the margay.