TITLE

Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) Food Habits in a Tropical Deciduous Forest of Jalisco, Mexico

AUTHOR(S)
Meza, Alejandra De Villa; Meyer, Enrique Martinez; Lopez Gonzalez, Carlos A.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
American Midland Naturalist;Jul2002, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p146
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the food habits of the ocelot feline in the Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. Overview of the felidae animal family; Description of the study design; Results of the study.
ACCESSION #
7071432

 

Related Articles

  • On the Edge. Fraser, Stephen // Current Science;11/16/2007, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p4 

    The article presents information about endangered species ocelot and some kinds of wildcats.

  • Predispersal home range shift of an ocelot Leopardus pardalis (Carnivora: Felidae) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Mares, Rafael; Moreno, Ricardo S.; Kays, Roland W.; Wikelski, Martin // Revista de Biología Tropical;jun2008, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p779 

    Home range shifts prior to natal dispersal have been rarely documented, yet the events that lead a subadult to abandon a portion of its home range and venture into unfamiliar territories, before eventually setting off to look for a site to reproduce, are probably related to the causes of...

  • Dietary composition, plasticity, and prey selection of Pallas's cats. ROSS, STEVEN; MUNKHTSOG, BARIUSHAA; HARRIS, STEPHEN // Journal of Mammalogy;Aug2010, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p811 

    Dietary plasticity and diet composition of Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul) was quantified in central Mongolia. Diet of Pallas's cat was assessed by scat analyses, and prey surveys were used to estimate prey availability. Prey selection was calculated using multinomial likelihood ratio tests....

  • Tiger.  // Encyclopedia of Animals;8/1/2017, p1 

    Tigers are the largest members of the cat family. With their strong front paws they can capture and kill large animals. They may kill animals (or prey) weighing up to 440 pounds (160 kilograms) and eat as much as 60 to 70 pounds (20 to 25 kilograms) of meat a night. There are eight kinds of...

  • EXOTIC CATS. Bond, Ian // Northumbrian Naturalist: Transactions of the Natural History Soc;2012, Vol. 73, p195 

    The article offers information on exotic cats in Great Britain. Topics discussed include recording of black Pumas; reports of Lynx, Ocelot and Leopard and evidence for the presence of exotic cats in the North East; reports on cats according to the Big Cats in Britain organization; and mentions...

  • Ocelot.  // Encyclopedia of Animals;8/1/2017, p1 

    Ocelots sleep in the same position that many dogs do. They sleep with their forepaws stretched out in front of them and their head resting on them. Ocelots are the only small cats that sleep in this position.

  • Hábitos alimentarios del Puma concolor (Carnivora: Felidae) en el Parque Nacional Natural Puracé, Colombia. Hernández-Guzmán, Andrés; Payán, Esteban; Monroy-Vilchis, Octavio // Revista de Biología Tropical;sep2011, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p1285 

    Neotropical puma (Puma concolor) diet is scarcely known, in particular that of mountain dwelling individuals from Northern South America. This is the first study on pumas from the paramo and the first puma diet analysis for Colombia. The puma diet was studied from 2007 to 2009 in the Puracé...

  • Socio-spatial organization and kin structure in ocelots from integration of camera trapping and noninvasive genetics. Rodgers, Torrey W.; Giacalone, Jacalyn; Heske, Edward J.; Janečka, Jan E.; Jansen, Patrick A.; Phillips, Christopher A.; Schooley, Robert L. // Journal of Mammalogy;Feb2015, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p120 

    Kin selection theory predicts that under certain conditions animals will tolerate related individuals in their home ranges. We examined the relationship between spatiotemporal overlap and genetic relatedness in ocelots ( Leopardus pardalis) to determine if kin selection plays a role in...

  • Felis Pardalis.  // New Yorker;8/16/1958, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p16 

    The article offers anecdote about Ocelots as pets in New York. Its species name or the scientific name is felis pardalis, it is a family of cats and related to jaguars, but are smaller and more sociable than jaguars. In addition, ocelots are catlike in manner of stalking, doglike in fetching and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics