Jaguarundi

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Jaguarundi[1]
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Puma
Species: P. yagouaroundi
Binomial name
Puma yagouaroundi
(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803)[3]
Jaguarundi range
Synonyms

The jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi syn. Herpailurus yagouaroundi), an aa cried eyra cat, is a smaa-sized wild cat native tae Central an Sooth Americae. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as 'Least Concern', altho thay considered it likely that na conservation units beyond the megareserves o the Amazon basin could sustain lang-term viable populations. It is probably extinct in Texas. Its presence in Uruguay is uncertain.[2]

In some Spainyie-speakin kintras, the jaguarundi is an aa cried gato colorado, gato moro, león brenero, onza, tigrillo, an leoncillo.[2] The Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation o its common Inglis an Portuguese name is IPA: [ʒɐgwɐɾũˈdʒi]. It is an aa cried gato-mourisco, eirá, gato-preto, an maracajá-preto in Portuguese. Jaguarundi comes frae Auld Tupi yawaum'di.[4]

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  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 545. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M., Valderrama, C. (2008). "Puma yagouaroundi". IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naiture. 
  3. "Puma yagouaroundi". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  4. Ferreira, A.B.H. (1986) Novo Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa. Segunda edição. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira. P. 980

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