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Interesting Information about OcelotsFun Ocelot Facts for Kids

Check out our range of fun ocelot facts for kids. Learn what they look like, where they live, what they eat, how they behave and more. Read on for all kinds of interesting information about ocelots!


  • Ocelots are wild cats found in South America, Central America, Mexico, the United States and the Caribbean.
  • They are around 50 cm (20 inches) in length when fully grown.
  • Ocelots spend most of their time alone and are most active in the early evening and night.
  • Ocelots are carnivores, hunting and eating animals such as possums, rodents, birds and reptiles.
  • Ocelots have beautiful fur featuring a range of dark spots and stripes. The color pattern is unique to each ocelot and can be used to tell them apart.
  • They prefer to live in forests near sources of water and prey.
  • Ocelots are agile climbers, resting in trees during the day.
  • They are territorial and may aggressively fight over land.
  • Ocelot kittens live in dens for around three months and stay with their mother for close to two years.
  • Habitat loss and hunting are the greatest threats to ocelot populations.

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