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  • noun Alternative form of jaguarundi.


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  • Some notable mammals are white‑tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, white‑lipped peccary Tayassu pecary, collared peccary Tayassu tajacu, Central American tapir Tapirus bairdii (VU), white‑face monkey Cebus capucinus and spider monkey Ateles geoffroyi, howler monkey Alouatta palliata, collared anteater Tamandua tetradactyla, jaguar Panthera onca (VU), margay Felis wiedii (VU), jaguarundi F. yagouaroundi and ocelot F. pardalis (VU).

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • The lutrine opossum Lutreolina crassicaudata, giant anteater and giant armadillo are found there, also bush dog, crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous, long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata, jaguarundi Herpailurus yagouaroundi, jaguar, puma, oncilla Leopardus tigrinus and margay L. weidii.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • Pumas (Puma concolor), jaguars (Panthera onca), jaguarundis (Herpailurus yagouaroundi) and other cats are still locally common in the region.

    Beni savanna

  • These communities contain such species as ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), reddish egret (Egretta rufescens), the Texas indigo snake (Drymarchon corais erebennus), and over 400 species of birds.

    Tamaulipan mezquital

  • Other larger mammals include north Andean huemul Hippocamelus antisensis (DD), spectacled bear Tremarctos ornatus (VU), jaguar Panthera onca, jaguarundi Felis yagouaroundi and possibly tapir Tapirus pinchaque (EN).

    Rio Abiseo National Park, Peru

  • Other large mammal species found in the Cerrado include the Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris, VU) and the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarcticus), and several cat species, such as the jaguar (Panthera onca), ocelot (Felis pardalis), and jaguarundi (Felis yagouaroundi).

    Biological diversity in the Cerrado

  • Examples include a variety of herbivores such as White-lipped and Collared Peccary (Tayassu) and Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris), as well as cats such as Jaguar (Panthera onca), Puma (Puma concolor), Margay (Felis wiedii) and Jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi).

    Southern Andean Yungas

  • The five feline species that exist in Belize: jaguar (Panthera onca), puma (F. concolor), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), margay (Leopardus wiedii) and yaguarundí (Herpailurus yagouaroundi) are in appendix I of CITES, as well as the Central American tapir (Tapirus bairdii) can been seen with relative frequency.

    Belizian pine forests

  • In terms of the fauna, the Balsas dry forest is considered as a zone with high mammalian diversity and includes the Jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), coati (Nasua narica), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu), jaguar (Pantera onca), coyote (Canis latrans), grey fox (Urocyn cinereoargenteus), and silky pocket mouse (Perognathus flavus).

    Balsas dry forests


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