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noun as in cat

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Further refinement of the knowledge and techniques to create genetic exchange between wild and zoo-managed ocelot populations or among wild ocelot populations living in fragmented habitats will help ensure that these animals survive into the future.

They’ll add greater diversity to the ocelot population managed in North American zoos, while improving our understanding of possibilities for increasing genetic diversity within wild ocelot populations.

It was the first time anyone was trying to produce a pregnancy in a zoo-born female ocelot using sperm recovered from a deceased wild male ocelot.

The Silver Spring brewery has invited some stellar guests, including Wheatland Spring, Sapwood Cellars, Ocelot and Other Half, to take over its taps for the day.

Hockema said the site is a habitat for ocelots, an endangered species.

The hounds, who well knew where the ocelot had gone to, were chasing it from tree to tree; but still it continued to elude them.

Now and then a wolf would approach, or a puma, or ocelot; but a shout would send them to the rightabout.

I soon reloaded and hurried after Trusty, who was barking round a small oak in which the ocelot had sought shelter.

The ocelot is found only in forest districts, and is an excellent climber, spending most of its life in the trees.

The animal called the margay is really a kind of small ocelot, and it is sometimes known as the tiger-cat.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ocelot, such as: kitten, kitty, mouser, puss, pussycat, and tabby.

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