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Geoffroy's Cat
       
     
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geoffroy's cat

       
 
Common Name Geoffroy's Cat
Scientific Name Oncifelis geoffroyi
Range South America
Status No critical status at this time
Comments Geoffroy's Cat is a beautifully marked animal that is similar in size to a
domestic house cat. They are adept climbers and very good swimmers. Unscrupulous breeders have attempted to breed this beautiful animal
with a variety of domestic cats. This only serves to dilute the gene pool and may impact the breeding population of this species.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Genus: Oncifelis
Species: Oncifelis geoffroyi

last update 5/26/08
 
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