TITLE

Margay

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Margay, or Tiger Cat, a wild cat found in forest areas from northern Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay. The margay grows to 40 inches (1 m) long, including a 16-inch (40-cm) tail. It preys chiefly on birds, lizards, frogs, and insects. The margay is an endangered species due to indiscriminate hunting for its pelt.
ACCESSION #
37309689

 

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