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Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)
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Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)

Identification: Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) are large, reddish-brown cats with a long tail and marked with black spots and black stripes. Ocelots are slightly bigger than a bobcat, weighing up to about 40 pounds.

Preferred Habitat: Thick desert thorn scrub with rocky areas.

Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)

Where to Find: Don't look for Ocelot around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in southern Arizona and southern Texas, south into South America. Alternatively, look for them at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum near Tucson, AZ.

Comments:

Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) If you were a tasty bunny or a plump packrat, this might be the last face you ever see!
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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