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The smallest and rarest cat

Even smaller and much rarer than the yellow margay is the similar looking oncilla (Felis tigrina), which has been recorded in various habitats up to over 3000m. It is hard to differentiate the smaller spotted cats in the field, as you only get a brief glimpse of them, if you are lucky.


Picture 1, Oncilla, Costa RicaPicture 2, Oncilla, Costa Rica
Picture 3, Oncilla, Costa RicaPicture 4, Oncilla, Costa Rica