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  • n. Leopardus colocolo, a small striped cat native to the western central South America

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A South American wild cat (Felis colocolo), of the size of the ocelot.


From Spanish colocolo ("colocolo (cat)"), from Mapudungun Colo Colo (a creature in Mapuche mythology). (Wiktionary)


  • Notable among the endangered species are the mono choro cola amarilla (Lagotryx flavicauda), jaguar (Panthera onca), tigrillo (Leopardus pardallis), oso de anteojos (Tremarctos ornatus), nutria (Lutra longicaudis), gato silvestre (Oncifelis colocolo), gallito de las rocas (Rupicola peruviana) and quina (Cinchona sp.)

    Peruvian Yungas


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