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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Felinae.


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  • Dozens of threatened plants such as Trichilia elegans and Persea punctata and mammals including Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) are found in this coastal forest ecoregion.

    Parañá-Paraíba interior forests

  • The lutrine opossum Lutreolina crassicaudata, giant anteater and giant armadillo are found there, also bush dog, crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous, long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata, jaguarundi Herpailurus yagouaroundi, jaguar, puma, oncilla Leopardus tigrinus and margay L. weidii.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • Fauna recorded within the park include giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis (V), La Plata otter Lutra platensis, coatimundi Nasua nasua, ocelot Felis pardalis, jaguar Panthera onca, puma Felis concolor, margay Leopardus wiedii, brocket deer Mazama rufina (LR) and American tapir Tapirus terrestris (LR).

    Iguacu National Park, Brazil

  • Some noteworthy species are jaguar Panthera onca (NT), ocelot Leopardus pardalis, bush dog Speothos venaticus (VU), La Plata otter Lutra longicaudis, 20 species of bats and various species of endangered primates, notably muriqui Brachyteles arachnoides (EN) and brown howler Alouatta fusca (VU).

    Southeast Atlantic Forest Reserves, Brazil

  • Jaguar (Pantera onca), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), jaguarundi (Herpailurus yaguarondi) and coati (Nasua narica) are some unique yet locally or widely threatened mammal species of this ecoregion.

    Veracruz moist forests

  • Hunting and deforestation have dramatically impacted the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis).

    Biological diversity in Mesoamerica

  • These communities contain such species as ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), reddish egret (Egretta rufescens), the Texas indigo snake (Drymarchon corais erebennus), and over 400 species of birds.

    Tamaulipan mezquital

  • Also the larger cats including the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), which reaches its northern most limit in this ecoregion.

    Tamaulipan mezquital

  • Over two hundred species of mammals are found here including jaguars (Panthera onca), ocelots (Leopardus pardalis), tapirs (Tapirus terrestris), and a number of primate species.

    Monte Alegre varzea

  • Genipa americana, Lemaireocereus griseus, Pristimera vernicosa, Ruperchtia ramiflora The Park has isolated populations of caiman (Caiman crocodylus), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), margay (Leopardus wiedii), and primates of the genus Alouatta.

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub


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