Leopardus tigrinus is found primarily in South America with a small populations also occurring intermittently in Central America. It can be found as far north as. The little known Oncilla or Northern Tiger Cat (Leopardus tigrinus) is one of the small spotted cat species of South America also known as. Learn more about the Oncilla – with amazing Oncilla videos, photos and facts on Arkive.

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Female oncillas reach sexual maturity after 2 years of age, whereas males reach sexual maturity after 18 months. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatestigrinysrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. California sea lion Z. Its geographic range extends throughout Brazil and the Guianas i.

Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Based on these results, the eastern group was proposed to be a distinct species Leopardus emiliae. African striped weasel P. Views Read Edit View history. This activity during any time of the day is suggested to be a strategy to avoid predation by the larger sympatric ocelot. Felid Research and Conservation Interest Group: Oncifelis tigrinus Felis tigrina.


Oncilla – Wikipedia

Their population was significantly decreased during the ‘s and 80’s due to overhunting, and current threats include habitat loss, fragmentation, roads, illegal trade pets and peltsand retaliatory killing by poultry farmers. Sunquist and Sunquist, ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

Conservation Efforts and Protection Status.

Share this image — Hide sharing options. Cystophora Hooded seal C. Most records in Costa Rica come from the forests along the flanks of volcanos at elevations from 1, m up to the tree line where it inhabits cloud and elfin forests.

However, it is likely that the current Central American subspecies, called Leopardus tigrinus oncilla, most likely comprises a different species too. Crocuta Spotted hyena C.

Leopardus tigrinus

Golden wet-zone palm civet P. At m and above, oncillas can be found in humid montane forests leoparuds or cloud forests. Diets of ocelots Leopardus pardalismargays L.

Conepatus Hog-nosed skunks Molina’s hog-nosed skunk C. Small Indian civet V.

Tigrrinus stati registrati avvistamenti nel nord dello stato di Panamama questa popolazione sembra essere un’anomalia nell’areale della specie [8]. However, there has been no indication of mixing whatsoever between the two former single species. Thus, tiger cats numbers are negatively impacted by the larger ocelot by interspecific killing due to potential for competition.

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Arctonyx Hog badger A.

Although oncillas are smaller than both of these species, they are otherwise leppardus similar in appearance. South American fur seal A. For other uses, see Tiger cat disambiguation. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatology lfopardus, rehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Sono stati attivati in misura crescente programmi di gestione in situ [14].

Coffee plantations are most often established in cloud forest habitats, causing the reduction of preferred habitats. In altri progetti Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Sebbene il gatto tigre centroamericano sia categorizzato come leopardis sottospecie separata, basandosi sull’analisi del DNA mitocondriale Johnson et al.

Northern tiger cat

Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. Owston’s palm civet C. Gli occhi dei piccoli si schiudono dopo giorni, un tempo stranamente lungo per un felino di tigriinus dimensioni. Also, this felid is probably most frequent outside protected areas, where its habitat is undergoing high rates of destruction. They are sometimes seen in pairs during breeding season, but are considered to be highly solitary.

Comprende le seguenti sottospecie [11]. Accessed October 11, at http: