IUCN LEAST CONCERN (LC). Facts about this animal. The Geoffroy’s is a small spotted cat, about the size of a domestic cat. Head-body length ranges from Learn more about the Geoffroy’s cat – with amazing Geoffroy’s cat videos, photos and facts on Arkive. PDF | On Nov 19, , Pereira J. and others published Leopardus geoffroyi.

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This is because sand does not hold water well so little is available to plants. North American leoparcus otter L. The Geoffroy’s is a small spotted catabout the size of a domestic cat. French Chat De Geoffroy. Parturition occurs in either a standing or sitting position and can last minutes.

In Argentina, they are less likely to survive living on ranch-lands than in adjacent natural parks.

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Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Population densities vary depending on habitat type and location. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Gepffroyi and Privacy Policy.


In other words, Central and South America. Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. In captivity, mating attempts occur throughout the day.

Geoffroy’s cat

Food habits of Geoffroy’s cat Leopardus geoffroyi in the central Monte desert of Argentina. This species is affected by global climate change. Western mountain coati N. Activity and movement patterns of Geoffroy’s cat in the grasslands of Argentina. Males are usually larger than females, and Geoffroy’s cat in the south are larger than those from the north. These habitats include dry mountain grasslands and scrublands, coastal flooded grasslands, savannahs and wetlands, temperate grasslands, savannahs and scrublands, and dry broadleaf forests.

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Leptospira interrogans Amblyomma parvum Delostichus phyllotis Pulex irritans. The time period until their first postpartum estrus may vary depending on the survival of their young and housing arrangements with conspecifics. Mammal Species of geoffryi World: Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment48 1: The hair is fine along the flanks of L.

Johns Hopkins University Press. Journal of Mammalogy85 6: The late Miocene radiation of modern Felidae: The oldest recorded captive Geoffroy’s cat was at least 20 years old. Geoffroy’s cats have been observed to stand up on their hind legs to scan the surrounding landscape and use their tail as a support, an unusual behaviour among cats.


Vegetation is leopardux up mostly of grasses, the height and species diversity of which depend largely on the amount of moisture available. They do not bury their feces and will use a location repeatedly for defecation. When native habitat and ranch-lands are situated near each other, dispersal is more common between ranches, and from native habitats to ranch-lands.

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The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. The coronoids geofdroyi well-developed in this cat and resemble a hook. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. These head stripes can connect with nape stripes, and stripes and spots above the eye.

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