Wednesday 15 May
Tayra (Eira barbara)
- The tayra is one of the most common predators throughout its range, which extends from Mexico to northern Argentina.
- A solitary species mainly active during the day, the tayra is an omnivore, feeding on fruit, honey, insects, small vertebrates and carrion.
Tayra fact file
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- Also known as
- Greyheaded tayra.
- Amingo, Cabeza De Mate, Gato Negro, Tolomuco. Top
IUCN Red List (July, 2010)
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Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).Top
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