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5 wild cats you've probably never heard of

By: Ali Berman on Jan. 22, 2016, 4 p.m.
A Jaguarundi

Photo: Fábio Manfredini/flickr

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Jaguarundi

Meet the jaguarundi. These small felines only weigh between 6.6 and 15 pounds and are found in Central and South America. Their fur doesn't have distinct markings like stripes or spots, but instead slowly transitions between colors like black, brown, gray and even rufous tones. The jaguarundi can be found in grasslands, forests, swamp, dry scrub and savannah woodlands. They also, differing from other wild cats, are quite active during the day.