Cryptoprocta


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Synonyms for Cryptoprocta

large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar

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The most important carnivore on Madagascar, its top predator, is the fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox), a large viverrid convergent with the large cats of the Americas, especially the puma.
Esa cifra es comunmente usada como el tamano minimo de una poblacion para su conservacion a largo plazo, aceptable particularmente en especies como el jaguar (Panthera onca) (Quigley y Crawshaw, 1992; Eizirik et al., 2002), el leon (Panthera leo) (Bjorklund, 2003), el licaon (Lycaon pictus) (Creel y Creel, 1998) y un carnivoro mediano de bosque como la fosa (Cryptoprocta ferox) (Hawkins y Racey, 2005).
Low population density of a tropical forest carnivore, Cryptoprocta ferox: implications for protected area management.
The mammals that were top predators on islands included the Madagascar fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox and the extinct C.