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Jaguarundi vs. Jaguar — What's the Difference?

Jaguarundi vs. Jaguar

Difference Between Jaguarundi and Jaguar

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Jaguarundi

The jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi) is a wild cat native to the Americas. Its range extends from central Argentina in the south to northern Mexico, through Central and South America east of the Andes.
Mar 11, 2019

Jaguar

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a large felid species and the only living member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas. Its distinctively marked coat features pale yellow to tan colored fur covered by spots that transition to rosettes on the sides.
Mar 11, 2019

Jaguarundi

A small American wild cat with a uniform red or grey coat, slender body, and short legs, found from Arizona to Argentina.
Mar 11, 2019

Jaguar

A large feline mammal (Panthera onca) of Mexico, Central America, and South America, closely related to the leopard and having a tawny coat spotted with black rosettes.
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Jaguarundi

A long-tailed, grayish-brown or reddish wildcat (Puma yagouaroundi) of southern North America and Central and South America. The jaguarundi is sometimes classified in the genus Felis or Herpailurus.
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Jaguar

A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America, Panthera onca.
Mar 11, 2019

Jaguarundi

A medium-sized Central and South American wild cat, Puma yagouaroundi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi or Felis yagouaroundi.
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Jaguar

A large and powerful feline animal (Panthera onca, formerly Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. It is also called the panther and the American tiger.
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Jaguarundi

Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
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Jaguar

A large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
Mar 11, 2019

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