Margay

Margay
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Species
  Margay

 
Status
  Near Threatened
Added by
  SkyeNicole - falcon
Date Updated
  Sun Oct 20 21:59:33 2013
Image Credit
  wiki/File:Margay01b.jpg
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Sorter Stats: Hits 58   At Bats 97   Average 0.598 Habitats: tropical_forest

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Margay Facts & Trivia for kids

  • The Margay is one of two cat species that can climb head-first down a tree. (The other is the clouded leopard.)
  • The Margay lives primarily in Central and South America.
  • Margays are able to climb head first down trees because of their flexible ankle joints.
  • Margay are primarily tree dwelling cats.
  • Margay prey on small mammals (like mice, rats, squirrels, possums) birds and some invertebrates.
  • In addition to it's carnivore diet Margay will also sometimes eat fruit.
  • Margay are nocturnal.
  • Margay are sometimes hunted by humans for their fur.
  • Margay populations are threatened by loss of their forest habitat.

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