Little spotted cat (Leopardus tigrinus)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 12255538
FELINOS DO TABULEIRO Project is one of the projects developed by CAIPORA - Cooperative for Nature Conservation. This projects work with endangered wildcats on Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, southern of Brazil. The Felinos do Tabuleiro Project is a independent initiative of the CAIPORA which has cooperation with local universities and State Agency of Environment (FATMA, www.fatma.sc.gov.br). Studies of endangered felines are conducted since 2003. Many results have been used in evaluations of threat (nationally and internationally). And also for the species conservation. The target species is Leopardus tigrinus (commun name: Little spotted cat or Tiger cat). The study is being done on Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, Santa Catarina State, southern of Brazil. This Park protects Atlantic Forest areas, that is a dense rain forest of east of Brasil. The goals of this step of the project is estimate density population and home range size of Leopardus tigrinus on Serra do Tabuleiro State Park. Especially on lowlands, who has the most endangered habitats (by urban expansion).
Project 12255538 location - Brazil, South America