Little Spotted Cat, Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus) - Wiki
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[Photo] Little Spotted Cat, Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus), Gato-do-mato-pequeno, Zool??gico de S??o Paulo. Source: Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/marciomotta/771014429/). Date: April 11, 2007. Author: mottazoo (www.flickr.com/photos/marciomotta/).
The Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus), also known as the Little Spotted Cat, Tigrillo, Cunaguaro or Tiger Cat, is a close relative of the Ocelot and the Margay; its habitat is the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. The Oncilla is a nocturnal animal, which hunts for rodents and birds. The Oncilla grows to be about 40-50 cm (18" to 2') long, plus 30-40 cm (10-20") long in the tail. While this is somewhat larger than the average Domestic Cat, Leopardus tigrinus is slightly lighter, weighing 2-3 kg (5-10 lbs.), less than a standard domestic cat.
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