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Festival Aims to Spread Awareness of Ocelot Conservation


Animals  (tags: ocelot, habitat, conservation, festival, wildlife advocates, knowledge )

Simone
- 4118 days ago - brownsvilleherald.com
Although it's rare to catch a glimpse of an ocelot in the wild, plenty of people were able to see one in full view Saturday at the 9th annual Ocelot Conservation Festival. As the ocelot, named Sihil, was brought out during the live ocelot program,



   

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Jim Phillips (3247)
Sunday February 10, 2008, 8:46 pm
"It is reported that as few as 120 ocelot survive in Texas today."

"Generally the ocelot population has fallen to such levels that today the cat is listed in CITES Appendix 1 as an endangered species.'
 
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