International Society For Endangered Cats

A Voice For The Wild Cats of the World

South American Small Wild Cats

The eight small wild cat species in Central and South America, arranged by size:

Oncilla photo P. Cromer

Kodkod or Guina Oncifelis guigna 1.5-3 kg

Oncilla or Tigrina Leopardus tigrinus 1.3-3.5 kg

Margay Leopardus wiedi 2.3-5 kg

Pampas Cat Oncifelis colocolo 3-4 kg

Geoffroy’s Cat Oncifelis geoffroyi 3-6 kg

Jaguarundi Puma yaguarondi 3-7 kg

Ocelot Leopardus pardalis 3-15 kg

Andean Cat Oreailurus jacobita 4-7 kg

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One response to “South American Small Wild Cats

  1. david October 24, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    I like the mythic and mysteriuos endangered Andean cat; it’s so cute !

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