Jaguarundi by Jindřich Pavelka
Officially, there are no jaguarundi in Florida as the map below shows:
Jaguarundi distribution per IUCN Red List as at Dec 2014 (latest information available).
Anecdotally, you will hear about sightings of jaguarundi in Florida from time to time. Perhaps there are some in this sunny state because they were released from a private zoo.
These are the countries at 2014 (the latest information available) where this small wild cat is found:
Argentina; Belize; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of.
That’s about all I can say on the matter if I stick to answering the question.
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