Photo of Ocelot

A Tiger with Spots: Ocelot arose from the Aztec word tlalocelot, which means “field tiger.”

Latin name: Leopardus pardalis mitis Where: Night Hunters Length: 2.4 to 2.8 ft Weight: 20 to 34 lbs Lifespan: 20 yrs Habitat: Tropical and subtropical forest Diet: Small mammals such as rodents, possums and armadillos, some reptiles and birds Risk Status: Species at Risk (U.S. Endangered Species List—Endangered) Range: Central and eastern South America


Night Hunters