Colocolo

Colocolo, Guia de Fauna. RutaChile.   -
Colocolo, Guia de Fauna. RutaChile.   -

Colocolo, Guia de Fauna. RutaChile

Familia: Felidae
Subfamilia: Felinae
Genero: Leopardus
Nombre Cientifico: colocolo

The Colocolo, technically called Lynchailurus Colocolo, is also known to be called Pampas cat.

It is a medium-sized carnivore, about 1.5 in length. It is a cat who is distinguished by having strong fangs and also a prepared molars, which have pointed filudas, also it has huge claws that both are retractable, owns excellent night vision and has a fast and flexible body.

It is a mammal that walks with his fingers what is known as digitígrado.Tiene small ears and a very rough tongue. The roughness of his tongue because their buds are directed backwards.

This cat has a fairly long coat and is usually yellow or gray and has dark lines on the part of the shoulders and neck. In the present cross-legged and very dark stripes.

It is an animal with pointed ears and a broad face. It reproduces once a year, with a litter of one to three cubs after 80 days gestation.

Countries where lives Colocolo

ARGENTINA     BRASIL     CHILE     COLOMBIA     ECUADOR     PARAGUAY     PERU     URUGUAY    

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