We found three dead Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) in our counts, and Margays
En la Amazonia peruana, los ocelotes viven en simpatria y competencia interespecifica con los margays
(Leopardus wiedii) y jaguarundis (Pumayagouaroundi) (Oliveira et al.
Species found in the area include keelbilled motmots (a bird species found in Central America and Southern Mexico), kinkajous, jaguars, jaguarundis, king vultures, margays
, ocelots, ocellated turkeys, Yucatan spider monkeys, and Baird's tapirs.
Some researchers have been suggesting that population density of margays
cannot be easily estimated because they show arboreal habits instead of traveling on the ground in comparison with other small cats.
(Leopardus wiedii) and bobcats (Lynx rufus) have been reported as probably present at Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Huautla (Sanchez and Romero, 1995), without any verifiable evidence of their occurrence there.
The children were spellbound as the keepers fed margays
, ocelots and rusty spotted cats their evening meals - dead chicks.
(Leopardus weidii), one of the least known Neotropical felids, is listed as Globally Near Threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and recent findings suggest that margays
may be less abundant than previously thought (Payan et al.
The Choco Rainforest Protection Project is helping the ocelots, jaguarundis, oncillas and margays
Felines not ordinarily on exhibit to the general public will be available for viewing, including rare African sand cats, margays
and Pallas' cats.
We had reached Mexico's Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, home to jaguarundis, ocelots, margays
, pumas, and jaguars.
The children worked for several days cutting and drawing leaves, margays
, parrots and macaws for their display.
The areas in question, the Centro Humboldt report points out, are home to a number of animals already at risk of extinction, including anteaters, margays
(a type of wild cat), and Baird's tapirs (NotiCen, Nov.