mountain cat


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mountain cat

any of various wild feline mammals, such as the bobcat, lynx, or puma
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Ecology-minded travelers visit the island to seek the mountain cat, watch sea turtles, spot birds like the Ryukyu serpent eagle or just enjoy that rare place in Japan where trees far outnumber people.
Lowland habitat in the Urauchi River basin is prime terrain for the mountain cat, a skillful swimmer.
We also collected a cat skull at less than 2,900 m from the Andean Mountain cat scat that we later identified as a Pampas cat's skull, on the basis of Garcia Perea's (1994) craniometric review.
Although the presence of skins of both the Andean Mountain cat and Pampas cat in the homes of villagers of the Andean Puna had been previously reported (Garcia Perea 2002, Walker and Novaro 2003), this is the first empirical evidence that these two cats can live sympatrically and at the same site.
jacobita, we suspect that interspecific competition may affect the current status of the Andean Mountain cat.
Thus, as in the case of the Andean Mountain cat, our results support the hypothesis that intraguild competition may be an important factor affecting the conservation status of the kodkod.
Alan Swinbank, trainer of Mountain Cat "We think he's very badly handicapped and just hope we get something.
This is Alan Swinbank's first season with the horse and that second outing for him produced his best form since November 2007 - not nearly so good, however, as that which Mountain Cat was capable of earlier that year when he won four times on the all-weather.
Mountain Cat for winning his fourth race of the year in game style
In addition to the five teams in the Southern Division, the USBL Northern Division includes the Connecticut Skyhawks, Long Island Surf, Jersey Turnpikes and Portland (Maine) Mountain Cats.
The team, which will strengthen the league's Northern Division, will be called the Mountain Cats and will play their home games at the Cumberland County Civic Center and/or the Portland Exposition Center, a 7,000 seat arena in the center of Portland.
The Portland Mountain Cats followed right behind with 2,045 fans each game.