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ˌdʒɑ gwəˈrʌn di, -gyu ə-, ˌdʒæg wə-, -yu ə-jaguarun·di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaguarundi, jaguarundi cat, jaguarondi, eyra, Felis yagouaroundinoun

    long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat

Wiktionary

  1. jaguarundinoun

    A medium-sized Central and South American wild cat. Scientific name: Herpailurus yagouaroundi or Felis yagouaroundi.

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  1. Jaguarundi

    The jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi) is a wild cat native to the Americas. Its range extends from central Argentina in the south to northern Mexico, through Central and South America east of the Andes. The jaguarundi is a medium-sized cat of slender build. Its coloration is uniform with two color morphs, gray and red. It has an elongated body, with relatively short legs, a small, narrow head, small, round ears, a short snout, and a long tail, resembling mustelids in these respects. It is about twice as large as a domestic cat (Felis catus), reaching nearly 360 mm (14 in) at the shoulder, and weighs 3.5–7 kg (7.7–15.4 lb). Secretive and alert, the jaguarundi is typically solitary or forms pairs in the wild, though captive individuals are more gregarious. Unlike other sympatric cats such as the ocelot, the jaguarundi is more active during the day and hunts mainly during daytime and evening hours. Individuals live in large home ranges, and are sparsely distributed within a region. The jaguarundi is an efficient climber, but typically prefers hunting on ground. It feeds on various kinds of prey, especially ground-feeding birds, reptiles, rodents and small mammals. Mating occurs throughout the year, with peaks at different times of the year across the range. After a gestation period of 70 to 75 days, a litter of one to four kittens is born. Lifespans of up to 15 years have been recorded in captivity. The jaguarundi inhabits a broad array of closed as well as open habitats ranging from tropical rainforests and deciduous forests to deserts and thorn scrubs. It is fairly common in Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela, but may be locally extinct in the United States. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List, but populations are in decline in many parts of its range due to loss and fragmentation of habitat and persecution for killing poultry.

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  1. jaguarundi

    The jaguarundi is a small wild cat species native to North and South America. It is known for its slender body, elongated head, long tail, and short legs. This species varies in color from black to brownish or even greyish. Jaguarundis are unique among cats in that they are active during the day, especially early morning and late afternoon, and they primarily feed on small animals and birds.

Wikidata

  1. Jaguarundi

    The jaguarundi, also called eyra cat, is a small-sized wild cat native to Central and South America. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as 'Least Concern', although they considered it likely that no conservation units beyond the megareserves of the Amazon basin could sustain long-term viable populations. It is probably extinct in Texas. Its presence in Uruguay is uncertain. In some Spanish-speaking countries, the jaguarundi is also called gato colorado, gato moro, león brenero, onza, tigrillo, and leoncillo. The Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of its common English and Portuguese name is IPA. It is also called gato-mourisco, eirá, gato-preto, and maracajá-preto in Portuguese. Jaguarundi comes from Old Tupi yawaum'di.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaguarundi in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaguarundi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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