Ocelots

Ocelots, also known as dwarf leopards, are native to the dense forests and undergrowth of extreme southern Texas, Mexico and much of both Central and South America. These cats, which are found in the genus Leopardus along with eight other small cats, are nocturnal hunters and fiercely territorial. Once considered Vulnerable because of the demand for their fur, they are now considered Least Concern by the IUCN.