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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Males are usually larger than females, geoffrogi Geoffroy’s cat in the south are larger than those from the north. Due to the movement of L.

It seems to be common in central South American regions. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. This species is affected by global climate change. To learn about climate change and the species that are affected, visit our climate change pages.

Ailurus Red panda A. Their condyloid processes are bar-shaped and align with occlusional surfaces of the lowest teeth. International trade in Cites Appendix I listed species is now prohibited, except for non-commercial purposes.

Melanistic specimens are common.

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If the notch is absent, the palate geoffrohi may have a projection that can also be used to identify the species. Yeoffroyi Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Steller sea lion E. Veterinary Parasitology3: In an area of overlapping ranges in southern Brazil, L.

Mediterranean monk seal M. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationgeofforyi storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. These head stripes can connect with nape stripes, and stripes and spots above the eye. Their frontal bone is slightly convex and well-developed, forming a large portion of their braincase.


The breeding season for Geoffroy’s cats lasts from October to March. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

Transport crates should be sufficiently large to meet legal requirements and sufficiently strong to prevent escape or damage to the crate and animal.

Mating during this time is brief and frequent, often taking place on a high ledge or similar site. This species has very round ears varying in length between 45 to 62 mm for males and 47 to 57 mm for females. When females are stressed or in poor condition, they commit infanticide or neglect their young. Breeding season September to March Range number of offspring 1 to 4 Average number of offspring 1 Range gestation period 62 to 72 days Range weaning age 60 to 90 days Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity female 47 low months Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity male 50 low months Once young are born, the mother will groom them.

When females are receptive to copulation, they will go into the lordosis position or crouch on the ground, move their tail to the side and allow the male to mount them. Salt limits the ability of leopxrdus to take up water through their roots. Why do zoos keep this animal Geoffroy’s cats are not yet a threatened species in the wild and are not so commonly kept by zoos outside their range states.

Foreman, ; Johnson and Franklin, ; Manfredi, et al. Prey switching can occur between the seasons and can result in a narrowing or broadening of their food niche.

Mammalian Species Wild Cats of the World. Two sources reported a lifespan in captivity of 14 and 16 years 2 months but there was no information on the location of these animals. International trade has since declined. South American sea lion O.


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The bottom row of vibrissae spots continues to the top of their lips. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In Bolivia, it is the second most common cat after the ocelot. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

The background colour of its fur varies from geofvroyi brownish-yellow coat in the northern part of its range to a more grayish coat in the south. Chrotogale Owston’s palm civet Leoparxus. In captivity, the time period between estrus, ranges between geofdroyi to 60 days.

A comparative analysis of scent-marking, social and reproductive behavior in 20 species of small cats Felis. To prepare for birth, females will pluck hairs from around their nipples and their vulvas. Wikispecies has information related to Oncifelis geoffroyi. In captivity there are able to breed more frequently.

Arctonyx Hog badger A. They do not bury their feces and will use a location repeatedly for defecation. Small Indian civet V. From the s to the s, Geoffroy’s cats were hunted extensively for their pelts for the international fur trade, but little trade took place after and the species was upgraded to CITES Appendix I status in Head-body length ranges from 44 to 75 cm, tail length cm, hind foot 9.

The animal should have access to its transport crate for 2 weeks before shipmentpreferably being fed within it. Trade volumes remained high into the s.