Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ocelot (Felis pardalis), an American tiger-cat (or perhaps several races or varieties), arboreal in habit, preying chiefly on birds, and ranging from Texas to Patagonia. Length, about 4 feet, of which the tail counts for one; fur, tawny or reddish-grey with black spots and blotches.