| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
|| South America
||Grey with Black Markings
||42 - 51 cms (16.5 - 20 inches)
||19.5 - 25 cms (7.5 - 10 inches)
||2 - 2.5 Kgs (4.5 - 5.5 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
11 Yrs (in Captivity)
Kodkod are the smallest cat in the Americas. They have a body length between 42 and 51 cms (16.5 - 20 inches), a tail length between 19.5 and 25 cms (7.5 - 10 inches) and they weigh between 2 and 2.5 kgs (4.5 - 5.5 lbs).
They are coloured greyish/brown with dense back spots that sometimes merge into stripes, especially on their back and tail.
Kodkod are found in the forested areas of western South America.
Kodkod mainly feed on rodents, birds, reptiles, insects and domestic poultry.
After a gestation period of 72 - 78 days, a litter of 1 - 3 kittens are born. Kodkod reach sexual maturity at 2 years of age.
Humans are predators of Kodkod
There are 2 subspecies of Kodkod:
Leopardus guigna guigna
Leopardus guigna tigrillo
The Kodkod is also known as: