leopardus lineage Archives - Wild Cat Family

Tiger Cats – Cats 11 to 13 of 13 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Tiger Cats The Tiger Cats comprise three of the thirteen wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats. The small spotted cats of the Leopardus family are distributed throughout Central and South America. Prior to 2013 there was one species … Read More

Pampas Cats – Cats 6 to 10 of 13 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola) The Pampas Cats comprise five of the thirteen wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats. The small spotted cats of the Leopardus family are distributed throughout Central and South America. The Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola) … Read More

Guina – Cat 5 of 13 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Guiña (Leopardus guigna) The Guiña is one of the thirteen wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats. The small spotted cats of the Leopardus family are distributed throughout Central and South America. The diminutive Guiña occurs primarily in Chile … Read More

Andean Cat – Cat 3 of 8 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Andean Cat (Leopardus jacobita) The Andean Cat, or Andean Mountain Cat, is one of the eight wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats, also known as the Ocelot family of cats. (Update: there are now thirteen Leopardus cats according … Read More

Geoffroy’s Cat – Cat 2 of 8 in the Leopardus family of cats

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Geoffroy’s Cat (Leopardus geoffroyi) The Geoffroy’s Cat is one of the eight wild cats in the Leopardus family of cats, also known as the Ocelot family of cats. (Update: there are now thirteen Leopardus cats according to taxonomy changes since … Read More