Jaguarundi

Jaguarundi

  • Scientific Name: Herpailurus Yaguarondi
  • Appearance: The jaguarundi is a small wildcat with small, round ears and red-brown fur. Their body can measure around 30 inches in length and their tail can measure up to 20 inches in length.
  • Range: Jaguarundis were found from the southern reaches of North America, to Central America and into the northern reaches of South America. They are listed as endangered in Arizona, Texas, Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Why they are disappearing: Habitat loss and poaching are causing the Jaguarundi to face extinction. Their population is unknown because they have become very rare and hard to find. It is thought that most Jaguarundis today are found in zoos

View of the Jaguarundi

other side of the Jaguarundi

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