Jaguarundi

Herpailurus yagouaroundi

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The jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi) (/ˌʒæɡwəˈrʌndi/ ZHAG-wə-RUN-dee) or eyra cat is a small wild cat native to southern North America and South America. It has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2002. Its presence in Uruguay is uncertain. The megareserves of the Amazon Basin are probably the only conservation units that can sustain long-term viable populations.

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  1. (c) Fábio Manfredini, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/fabiomanfredini/6067174380/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herpailurus_yagouaroundi

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