The Margay


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The margay

  • Live in a forest habitat both deciduous and evergreen
  • Have the ability to rotate 180 degrees enabling it to run down a tree like squirrels
  • Weighs about 9-20 lbs.
  • Eats small mammals such as: Big eared rats, Squirrels, Porcupines, and Fruit
  • Only produce one kitten per litter
  • Only reproduce every 2 years

  • They are exploited for their fur pelts
  • Deforestation is killing their home
  • Live to be about 20 years old in captivity