Southern tiger cat

A majestic predator that rules the jungle with its stunning stripes, fierce hunting skills, and impressive vocalization abilities

A small wild feline found in the rainforests of South America. This cat is a true crowd-pleaser with its distinctive spotted coat and playful personality. But don’t let its cute appearance fool you – this cat is a skilled predator with lightning-fast reflexes, able to take down prey much larger than itself.

Its unique vocalizations set the Southern tiger cat apart from other cats. Unlike other felines that rely on roars or growls to communicate, this cat uses a wide range of vocalizations, including chirps, meows, and purrs. It’s like having a tiny jungle orchestra right in your backyard! So if you’re ever lucky enough to spot a Southern tiger cat, listen closely – you might just hear its unique song.

Distribution

Country
Population est.
Status
Year
Comments
Argentina
2014
Corrientes, Misiones
Brazil
2014
Paraguay
2014

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Terrestrial / Aquatic

Altricial / Precocial

Polygamous / Monogamous

Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic

Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal

Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd

Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore

Migratory: Yes / No

Domesticated: Yes / No

Dangerous: Yes / No