Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Guess the Endangered Species

How well do you know your species, endangered or otherwise? Let's find out.

The pictured species is found in the rainforests of Mexico and Central and South America. It’s the only cat that can climb down a tree head first like a squirrel. They are also known to hang from a branch with only one hind foot. Its diet consists of rodents, monkeys, lizards, birds, tree frogs and fruit and the majority of its prey is caught leaping through the trees. The main threats to the species are hunting for its fur and the pet trade and habitat loss due to deforestation.

This species is:

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