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Leopardus Guttulus

Leopardus Guttulus

Scientific name: Leopardus guttulus

The southern tigrina, Leopardus guttulus, is a species of wild cat in the subfamily Felinae. It is found in southern and southeastern Brazil, and was recognized to be a distinct species in 2013.

Believed to be endemic, or unique to a defined geographical location, the southern tigrina is a threatened species because its habitat, the Atlantic Forest, is quickly disappearing.

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GATO DO MATO (Leopardus guttulus) 09-05-15..AMERICANA-SP

GATO DO MATO (Leopardus guttulus) 09-05-15..AMERICANA-SP