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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 Service fears any ocelots or jaguarundi that may have been caught in these areas when water began to rise may have been malnourished, injured or perished," the report said.
The pattern of dispersion of locations for Southern tiger cat was more concentrated than those observed for jaguarundis, resulting in smaller h parameter (average h= 503).
In October 2009, with an accumulated effort of 2,041 camera-nights (one camera-night = one camera in place for one night), we recorded a jaguarundi in oak forest.
Tewes' work in Mexico has shown that where jaguarundis occur, some inevitably end up as road kill; none have turned up near Big Bend.
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.
Similarly, dark-brown jaguarundis, felines native to Central and South America, have their own distinct mutation in the gene for MC1R, the investigators report in the March 4 Current Biology.
129) report signs of jaguars (Panthera onca), ocelots (Leopardus pardalis), and jaguarundis (Herpailurus yaguarondi) on both sides of the Mexico-U.
The report also focuses on ocelots, jaguars and jaguarundis, as well as on species with more numerous populations, such as cougars and bobcats.
Most jaguarundis live in Central and South America, but a few live in the U.
And what animals there are: spotted cats like ocelots, jaguars and margays; other cats such as cougars, jaguarundis, bobcats, as well as coyotes, grey foxes and skunks.
In the Atlantic Forest of Misiones, Argentina, jaguars, pumas, ocelots and jaguarundis (Puma yagouaroundi) have higher photographic recording probability at stations located on infrequently used unpaved roads than on narrow trails recently opened with machete (Di Bitetti et al.