Tayra

Tayra
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Species
  Tayra

 
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sat Jun 23 12:36:58 2012
Image Credit
  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tayra_085.jpg
Image Comment
  Tayra (Eira barbara) at the Cincinnati Zoo
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Tayra Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Tayra are agile on the ground and nimble climbers.
  • A Tayra's long tail helps it balance as they move through the trees.
  • Tayras can be found in Mexico, Argentina and on the island of Trinidad.
  • Tayras mostly live in thick forests, but sometimes they have been known to live in areas of tall grass.
  • Most Tayras live alone or in pairs.
  • Tayras can be tamed and are sometimes kept as pets.
  • Tayras eat mainly rodents, but will also eat other small animals and fruits.

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