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North American Mammals - Cats

Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)
Ocelots have short tawny to reddish brown fur marked with black spots and rosettes. The underside is lighter or white in color. They have a white spot on the back of each ear and white markings around the eyes and... Read more >
Margay (Leopardus weidii)
The Margay is a small spotted cat that looks like a small Ocelot. The fur is usually tan (sometimes grayish or cinnamon) with dark brown spots form in rows along length of body. The underside is white. The fur is soft... Read more >

Canada Lynx
Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis)
The Canada Lynx is usually yellowish-brown and sometimes has dark brown spots. The upper parts often have a grizzled gray appearance. The underside is pale buff color. The tail is short, often ringed, and has black tip.... Read more >
Bobcat (Lynx rufus)
The Bobcat fur has many shades buff and brown, with dark brown or black stripes and spots on some parts of the body. The tip of the tail is black. They have tufts of hair on tips of ears, and longer tufts of hair on the... Read more >
Jaguar (Panthera onca)
The Jaguar is tan with black rings and spots. Some Jaguars are completely black. Jaguars resemble leopards but are sturdier with larger head. Read more >
Cougar (Puma concolor)
The Cougar is a large, slender cat with short fur. Color ranges from yellow brown to grayish brown on the upper parts, with pale underside and white chest and throat. The nose is pink with black border. The tail is long... Read more >
Jaguarundi (Puma yaguarondi)
The Jaguarundi is small cat, slightly larger than a domestic cat. It has a proportionately longer body and shorter legs than other American cats. There are two color forms- one is greyish black and the other is reddish.... Read more >

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