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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The oldest recorded captive Geoffroy’s cat was at least 20 years old. During the summer months, L. It may NOT be used within Apps. The limbs are spotted on their dorsal side and these spots become smaller moving distally along the limb.

Breeding and maternal behaviour in Geoffroy’s cats Oncifelis geoffroyi. Their interorbital region is narrow.

These cats will consume road-killed hares and large rodents. The time period until their first postpartum estrus may vary depending on the survival of their young and housing arrangements with conspecifics. Population densities vary depending on habitat type and location.

Males have broader zygomatic arches than females. European Journal of Wildlife Research56 6: Which species are on the road to recovery? Black individuals are common. On the dorsal body spots are roughly arranged in longitudinal rows. The coat is short and soft. Southern spotted skunk S. Breeding the Geoffroy’s cat at Glasgow Zoo.


During this time pregnant females decrease running and jumping activity. Sulawesi palm leopardys M. Journal of Zoology4: International trade in Cites Appendix I listed species is now prohibited, except for non-commercial purposes.

Geoffrkyi an area of overlapping ranges in southern Brazil, L. Wild Cats of the World.

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Banded palm civet H. The coronoids are well-developed in this cat and resemble a hook. The posterior margin of their palate has a u-shaped edge. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Home range and habitat use by Geoffroy’s cat Oncifelis geoffroyi in a wet grassland in Argentina. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal. Veterinary Parasitology3: Family Canidae includes dogs Atelocynus Short-eared dog A.

The average height and length of mandibles for males are To prepare for birth, females will pluck hairs from around their nipples and their vulvas. Habitat-specific demography and conservation of Geoffroy’s cats in a human-dominated landscape. The underparts are whitish, cream or greyish and also marked with black spots.

African wild dog L. The dorsal side of their ears are black with a centralized white spot.

The late Miocene radiation of modern Felidae: Eastern lowland olingo B. In captivity they have been observed to tunnel beneath ground-litter and also sit upright on their haunches or stand on their hind legs. African palm geoffroji N. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.


That the species has been exploited commercially since the international cat skin trade boomed in the late s, with nearlyskins exported from Argentina alone between and ?

Geoffroy’s cat

They have 9 ribs on each side. Foreman, ; Johnson and Franklin, ; Manfredi, et al. It inhabits pampas and savanna landscapes in the Gran Chaco from southern Bolivia to the Straits of Magellan.

The Geoffroy’s cat is robustly built with stout legs. International Zoo Yearbook35 1: It prefers open woodland or scrubland with plenty of cover.

Males are usually larger than females, and Geoffroy’s cat in the south are larger than those from the north.

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Intervirology56 1: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Oncifelis geoffroyi. Altrichter, ; Foreman, ; Johnson and Franklin, ; Pereira, et al.