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Brazilian Tigrina Is Not One, But Two Separate Wild Cat Species
2013-11-28 07:09:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers studying the evolutionary history of wild cats have made a shocking discovery – while scientists had long assumed there was a single species of the Brazilian tigrina, they have now confirmed there are actually two of them. The remarkable study, which is published in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Current Biology, reports there are two separate populations of the housecat-sized Brazilian wild cats – one living...

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Andean Mountain Cat, Leopardus jacobita
2012-11-16 14:59:32

The Andean mountain cat (Leopardus jacobita) is a rarely seen wild cat that can be found in Chile, Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina. This cat shares a range with the Pampas cat, and it is thought to be thinly spread, with low genetic diversity. It prefers a habitat in montane forests with plenty of water, at elevations between 11,500 and 15,700 feet. The Andean mountain cat is small, reaching an average body length between twenty-two and twenty-five inches, with a tail length of up to nineteen...

Colocolo, Leopardus colocolo
2012-11-16 14:17:23

The colocolo (Leopardus colocolo) is a small cat that is native to central and Northern Chile, inhabiting western slopes of the Andes Mountains. This species was formerly classified within the Felis genus, like most other small cats, but it has since been classified in the Oncifelis genus by some experts, along with the kodkod and Geoffroy’s cat. However, it is now formally classified within the Leopardus genus. It once held two widespread subspecies, known as the Pampas Cat and the...

2008-06-16 15:59:27

The Pampas Cat (Leopardus pajeros), is a small feline from the Pampas area of Argentina and Chile. Until recently it was considered a subspecies of the Colocolo. Photo Copyright and Credit

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