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Margay

Leopardus wiedii

Description:

The margay is found from southern Mexico, through Central America and in northern South America east of the Andes. The southern edge of its range reaches Uruguay and northern Argentina. They are found almost exclusively in areas of dense forest, ranging from tropical evergreen forest to tropical dry forest and high cloud forest. Margays have sometimes also been observed in coffee and cocoa plantations- Wikipedia

Notes:

I got to observe the Margay at a nature preserve. I didn't get to see his eyes very well as they are nocturnal. These cats are very similar to the ocelot.

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7 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Love the paws!

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

Wonderful spotting :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Great to have a spotting of this small cat!

Seema
Seema 7 years ago

very cute cub

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Gorgeous!

EvaSeifert
EvaSeifert 7 years ago

Look at those paws!

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

This is adorable!

EvaSeifert
Spotted by
EvaSeifert

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Honduras

Spotted on Jan 10, 2013
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013

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