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Margays are notable for their climbing prowess in trees. They are capable of hind-foot reversal, and may suspend themselves from their rear feet during descent like a squirrel. Active during day and night. Leopardus wiedii appears to be asocial, with temporary pair bonds formed during the breeding season. Home range size 5 to 15 square miles.
Northeastern Mexico to southern Panama and south to northern Argentina
Wet savanna, tropical rain forest and deciduous tropical forest
Monkeys, squirrels, sloths, rats, birds, reptiles and amphibians
Further information about this species may be found on the Animal Diversity Web page for margay.