Ocelot Leopardus pardalis

Ocelot
Ocelot
The Ocelot is native to Mexico, Central and South America. It is also called the Dwarf Leopard.
Ocelot
Ocelot
A little larger than a domestic cat, its coat is a little similar to that of a Snow Leopard, but sandier in colour. Male and female have a similar appearance.
Ocelot
Ocelot
The Ocelot is the largest of the genus Leopardus, which covers several similar small, spotted, wild cats from Central and South America such as the Margay.
Ocelot
Ocelot
Ocelot
The Ocelot is generally solitary and mainly nocturnal.
Ocelot
Ocelot
Ocelot
In many areas it is threatened by deforestation and hunting for its pelts.