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Colocolo












Latin Name Leopardus colocolo
Conservation Status Near Threatened
Location South America
Colour Grey to Dark Brown
Length 51 - 76 cms (20 - 30 inches)
Tail 30 cms (12 inches)
Weight 3 - 7 Kgs (6.6 - 15.4 lbs)
Life Expectancy

9 - 16 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Colocolos are small cats and they have a body length between 51 and 76 cms (20 - 30 inches), a tail length of 30 cms (12 inches) and they weigh between 3 and 7 kgs (6.6 - 15.4 lbs).

They range from grey to dark brown in colour with dark brown markings.

Habitat

Colocolos can be found in South America.

Diet

Colocolos mainly feed on small mammals and birds.

Breeding

After a gestation period of 80 - 85 days, Colocolos give birth to 1 - 3 young.

Predators



Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies of Colocolo:

Leopardus colocolo colocolo
Leopardus colocolo wolffsohni

Interesting Facts

Colocolos are also known as:
Colocolo Pampas Cat

Similar Animals

Ocelot
Oncilla
Margay
Kodkod
Andean Cat
Pampas Cat
Pantanal Cat
Geoffroy's Cat

 


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