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Synonyms for felid

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

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The mountain lion is one of the most recently evolved felids, a New World species that at its beginnings shared the landscape with dire wolves, carnivorous short-faced bears, and the terrifying smilodon, a massive saber-toothed cat capable of taking down bison.
2013 Assessing the status of wild felids in a highly-disturbed commercial forest reserve in Borneo and the implications for camera trap survey design.
Dr Allaby took 45 samples from the wounds of the deer carcasses with the aim of testing specifically for DNA from the saliva of any canid, (for instance dog or fox), or felid (cat) species which had killed, or scavenged from the deer.
Since Bowhunter readers have read plenty of my lion stories, I'm going to expand the scope of the discussion by reminding readers that the felid family includes plenty of other members potentially interesting to bowhunters, including some nowhere near the size of mountain lions.
This will allow troops in the felid to quickly and accurately access global support partners in order to, at the very least, identify a start point for their particular solution.
As the clouded leopard is a predominantly nocturnal felid we have started night acclimatization," Choudhury said.
The felid purr: a bio-mechanical healing mechanism.
Serum concentrations of lipids in twelve captive wild felid species at four zoos.
WildCRU has been in Sebangau for a six-month pilot study to identify and protect felid species living in the park, including leopard cats, marbled cats and flat-headed cats.
The New York City-based Panthera Foundation saves in situ populations of the world's 36 species of wild cats and the landscapes they inhabit, by collaborating with, supporting and fostering the global work of leading wild felid conservationists, and engaging local, national and international stakeholders in the advancement of wild cat conservation.
The Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) is a widely distributed felid and, as suck is not considered to be threatened.
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.
In African savanna there are as many as 10 co-existing canid or felid carnivores feeding on ungulates, lagomorphs, and rodents.
For example, wanting to impress upon the mind of his contemplative reader that `in pis werk he hap no leyser to loke after who is his frende or his fo, his sib or his fremmid', he admits that, nonetheless, one will often feel `his affeccion more homely to one, two, or pre', a charitable `failing' which he then justifies by invoking the example of Christ: `For soche an homly affeccion felid Criste to Ihoun, & vnto Marye, & vnto Petre bifore many oper' (25.
CDV has also affected several threatened carnivores, including the world's most endangered felid, the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) (7); the Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) (8); and the Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) (9).