felid

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  • noun

Synonyms for felid

any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws

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29-31) Although the actual dietary nutritional requirements of American oystercatchers have not been determined, requirements of approximately 24% to 30% crude protein and 8% to 9% crude fat for domestic felids, the carnivore for which the most data exist, could be met by selective consumption of prey items analyzed in this study.
As opposed to coyotes, which are primarily cursorial (Christiansen, 2002), bobcats, like other noncursorial felids, tend to hunt in areas with closed vegetation and edge areas (Laundre et al.
The mountain lion may well be the planet's most adaptive felid, at one time boasting the broadest range of any land carnivore.
Macdonald 2011 Wild felid diversity and activity patterns in Sabangau peat-swamp forest, Indonesia Borneo.
Long known for their husbandry expertise with felids, Naples Zoo was chosen over other well-known institutions to care for these mature cats.
They have exceptionally stout teeth and their canines are the longest among living felids, with a crown height of up to 74.
008) when only these canids and felids were considered.
Leaf litter and deadfall have two primary functions related to small predators: (1) allowing them to acquire prey that live therein while (2) providing escape cover to avoid being preyed upon by species at a higher trophic level, such as snakes, felids, and avian predators.
Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) is among the least studied felids,(members of cat family) due to their nocturnal and far-ranging behaviour.
Fauna Communications Research Institute recorded and analyzed the purrs of 47 felids, including cheetahs, pumas, servals, ocelots, and domestic cats.
Upon examination of the felids, 80% (16) were infected with the protozoan Toxoplasma gondi, the tapeworms, Dipylidium canium and Taenia taeniaeformis, or the nematode Toxocara cati.
When cat-like predators called felids arrive on their idyllic island, lead by a vicious hunter named Carnassial, Dusk must guide his companions to safety in a new environment.
CT] "Great Cats and Rare Canids Act of 2007" A bill to assist in the conservation of rare felids and rare canids by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of rare felid and rare canid populations.
Hair snare devices have been used to detect various carnivores, including ursids, felids, and mustelids (Raphael 1994, Woods et al.