Panthera onca


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Noun1.Panthera onca - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopardPanthera onca - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
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ROMA, M.V., 2006.- Genetic variability of Herpailurus yagouaroundi, Puma concolor and Panthera onca (Mammalia, Felidae) studied using Felis catus microsatellites.
Muestras de tres ejemplares clinicamente sanos de Panthera onca alojados en una reserva del nordeste argentino, fueron analizadas por espectrofotometria, electroforesis, densitometria y microscopia para establecer intervalos de referencia hematologicos y bioquimicos.
Isolation of 1 genetically atypical Toxoplasma strain in a free-living jaguar (Panthera onca) is a further argument for the existence of a T.
Both the jaguar (Panthera onca) and the puma (Puma concolor) are opportunistic predators, preying on a range of animals, including invertebrates, rodents, birds, fish, monkeys, amphibians and reptiles (jaguars have extremely strong jaws, even in comparison to other big cats, and are capable of biting through turtle carapaces).
Cabe mencionar que en Patagonia extrandina se ha documentado la presencia de fecas bien preservadas de Panthera onca mesembrina con osteodermos y pelos de Mylodon darwini (Borrero 2001; Prieto 1991).
The store owner is convinced that saving Panthera onca will not only help science, but boost the lagging local economy.
Up ahead, along the bank of this rich Amazonian river, a male JAGUAR (Panthera onca) lurks in the dense understory.
Only the jaguar (Panthera onca) of tropical America is heavier and possibly more powerful, but the cougar is more agile, suggesting a draw in any dispute.
The more interesting mammals include the 6 species of feline that occur in Mexico, two of which, the jaguar (Panthera onca) and the ocelot (Felis pardalis) are in danger of extinction, and a third, the jagouarundi (F.
Jaguars (Panthera onca) historically have been most common in lowland forests in Mexico, Central America and South America.