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yagouaroundi (plural yagouaroundis)
- alternative form of
1821, Edward Griffith, General and Particular Descriptions of the Vertebrated Animals, page 86:
- Azara, who describes this animal, states, that there is some uncertainty as to its name; but he believes that this, as well as his yagouaroundi, is known by the name eira.
2005, Ronald M. Nowak, Walker's carnivores of the world, ISBN 0801880335, page 254:
- F. yagouaroundi has been reported to live in pairs in Paraguay but to be solitary in Mexico.
2011, John P. Rafferty, Carnivores: Meat-Eating Mammals:
- The jaguarundi (Felis yagouaroundi), also spelled jaguarondi, is a small, unspotted New World cat (family Felidae) that is also known as the otter-cat because of its otterlike appearance and swimming ability.