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jag·ua·run·di

also jag·ua·ron·di (jăg′wə-rŭn′dē)
n. pl. jag·ua·run·dis also jag·ua·ron·dis
A long-tailed, grayish-brown or reddish wildcat (Puma yagouaroundi) of southern North America and Central and South America. The jaguarundi is sometimes classified in the genus Felis or Herpailurus.

[Spanish and Portuguese, from Guaraní jaguarundi, yaguarundi, variant of jaguá, yaguar, dog.]
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ja•gua•run•di

(ˌdʒɑ gwəˈrʌn di, -gyu ə-, ˌdʒæg wə-, -yu ə-)

n., pl. -dis.
a mainly tropical American wildcat, Felis yagouaroundi, with a long body and tail.
[1880–85; < Portuguese < Guarani jaguarundy wildcat]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaguarundi - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcatjaguarundi - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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jaguarondi
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Mas de la mitad de las especies (13 de 23 especies) registradas en la RSM se encuentran bajo alguna categoria de conservacion a nivel nacional: el aguara guazu (Chrysocyon brachyurus), el lobito de rio y el ciervo de los pantanos, en peligro; el gato del pantanal (como Oncifelis colocolo), el tatu rabo mole, el aguara pope (Procyon cancrivorus) y el coendu, vulnerables; y el tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla), el yaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi, como Herpailurus yaguarondi), el zorro de monte, el huron menor (Galictis cuja), el zorrino (Conepatus chinga) y el carpincho, potencialmente vulnerables (Ojeda et al., 2012).
3) y yangunturillo (Cabassous unicinctus) y 7 provienen de las entrevistas, entre los que se encuentran el ronsoco (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris), achuni maman (Procyon cancrivorous), pantera negra (Herpailurus yagouaroundi) y el inti pelejo (Cyclopes didactylus), especies que fueron observados por Navarro y Terrones (2006).
Rare plants and animals, including the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) and jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), two endangered cat species, persist there.
(3) Vegetacao de cerrados e campos com envolvimento de marsupiais (Didelphis albiventris, Marmosa pusilla), carnivoros (Dusyceon griseus, Conepatus chinga, Galictis cuja, Herpailurus yaguaroundi), tatu (Tolypeutes mataco) e roedores (Microcavia australis e Pediolagua salinicola), com relato de Triatoma sordida e Triatoma infestans associados a esses animais selvagens;