Jaguarundi

Are there jaguarundi in Arizona?

If you are lucky enough to see a jaguarundi in Arizona it will be an escaped captive animal. It will…

3 weeks ago

How much does a jaguarundi eat?

The jaguarundi eats about 105 grams of food per day on average. This is 3.7 ounces. Neither my books nor…

2 months ago

Are there jaguarundi in Florida?

Officially, there are no jaguarundi in Florida as the map below shows: Anecdotally, you will hear about sightings of jaguarundi…

8 months ago

Are jaguarundi dangerous to humans?

Are jaguarundi dangerous to humans? Under nearly all circumstances in the wild jaguarundis are not dangerous to humans as they…

8 months ago

Do jaguarundi make good pets? No, but a teenager mistakenly adopts a jaguarundi cub.

People ask Messrs Google if it is a good idea to adopt a jaguarundi as a pet cat. I guess…

8 months ago

How do you pronounce ‘jaguarundi’?

Please click on the audio file player below to hear how I pronounce the word 'jaguarundi'.   The jaguarundi is…

9 months ago

Are jaguarundis nocturnal?

Are jaguarundis nocturnal? No, they are not exclusively nocturnal. Jaguarundis have been recorded moving around and hunting at all times…

10 months ago

Why is the jaguarundi endangered?

In 2019, the main threat to the jaguarundi is habitat loss and the fact that its distribution is fragmented and…

10 months ago

What do jaguarundis eat?

The jaguarundi mainly feeds on prey weighing less than 1 kilogram such as rodents, birds and reptiles. Sometimes they eat…

11 months ago

The cat with the most pronounced ‘ticked’ coat

The cat with the most pronounced 'ticked coat' is the jaguarundi, a small wild cat species. The picture of a…

2 years ago