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Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Genus: Leopardus
Species: L. guigna
Binomial name
Leopardus guigna
(Molina, 1782)
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Kodkod range map

The kodkod (Leopardus guigna), cried güiña an aa, is the smawest cat in the Americas. It haes the smawest scowth o the Sooth American wild cats, bein foond maistly in central an soothren Chile an marginally in some airts o Argenteinie. In 2002, the IUCN classified the kodkod as Vulnerable as the tot effective population size mey be fewer nor 10,000 mature individuals, wi a declinin trend due tae habitat an prey base loss an persecution, an na subpopulation havin an effective population size mair nor 1,000 mature breedin individuals.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. a b Acosta, G., Lucherini, M. (2008). "Leopardus guigna". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)