Jaguarundi is a small cat with short legs and a long tail. They are native to Central and South America.
They range in size from 6-20 pounds, 35-55 inches in length, standing 10-14 inches at shoulder height.
Jaguarundis make a remarkably wide variety of sounds, including purrs, whistles, yaps, chattering sounds, and even a bird-like chirp.
Taxonomy: (Herpailurus yagouaroundi)
Lifespan: 10-20 years
Habitat: Jaguarundis inhabit lowland brush areas and like to be near running water.
Weight: 3-7 kg
Diet: Small animals like rodents, small reptiles, ground dwelling birds but have been known to catch larger animals like rabbits and opossums.
Threats: Habitat loss is there primary threat as their fur is not sought after buy humans.
At Alturas: Body length: 48.8-77.5 cm
Tail length: 27.5-59 cm
Litter size: 1-4 cubs