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Researchers studying the evolutionary history of wild cats have made a shocking discovery – while scientists had long assumed that there was a single species of the Brazilian tigrina, they now know there are actually two of them.
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...
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...
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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