NAME: Jaguarundi
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Yagouaroundi
RANGE: Southern Texas and coastal Mexico through Central and South America and east of the Andes. It can be found as far as south and northern Argentina.
CHARACTERISTICS

-   Their habitat is lowland bush areas close to source of running water, and may include anything from dry thorn forest to wet grassland.
-   They feed on small rodents, birds and reptiles.
-   Unlike many other cats, jaguarundis are primarily diurnal.
-   They have a gestation period of 70 to 75 days.
-   The liter size is 1 to 4 cubs.
 
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NAME: Jaguar
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panthera onca
RANGE:  Found in southern United States, Mexico, Central America and South America exept Chile and Uruguay.
CHARACTERISTICS
-    Considered the larges feline of America.
-    They like to live in waterfalls and jungles.
-    Their special characteristic is their large rossette pattern that has a black spot inside of each.  This spots are the main difference between jaguars and leopards.
-    Colour morphism occurs in the species. A near-black melanistic form occurs regularly.
-    They have a gestation period of 101 days, nursing 1 to 4 cubs.
-    They are carnivores and live and hunt alone except for mating pairs or females with cubs.
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NAME: Puma
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Puma concolor
RANGE:  Found in Canada, United States, Mexico, Central and South America except Uruguay.
CHARACTERISTICS
-    They live from deserts to thick rainforests and cold forests.
-    They are often known as cougar or mountain lion.
-    Their scientific name means one color.
-    They are nocturnal animals and most active at dawn and dusk.
-    They feed on birds and small mammals.
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NAME: Margay
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Leopardus weidii
RANGE:  Found in southern Mexico, all through Central America and east of the Andes in South America.
CHARACTERISTICS
-    They live in dense forests from tropical evergreen forests to tropical dry forests and high cloud forests.
-    They have been seen in coffee and cocoa plantations.
-    They are primarily nocturnal and stay out of reach by climbing trees.
-    They are of solitary nature with the adults only commonly meeting to mate.
-    They use scent marking to indicate their territory including urine spraying and leaving scratch marks on the ground or branches.
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