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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Bassariscus astutus is uncommon in the lower Rio Grande and Coastal Plains regions (Davis & Schmidly, 1994).
Bassariscus astutus has a long, immense tail that is slightly longer than its body and head and is fl tipped with alternating bands of fl and white that merge into a white ventral stripe (Grinnell et al., 1937).
The dental formula of Bassariscus astutus is I 3/3 C 1/1 P 3/4 M 3/2 with a total of 40 teeth (Hall, 1981).
www.wtamu.edu /~rmatlack/Mammalogy/Bassariscus_astutus_account.doc   (1687 words)

  
 Ringtail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A ringtail is also a type of sail; the White-headed Capuchin is also known as the ringtail monkey.
The ringtail, (Bassariscus astutus) is a mammal belonging to the raccoon family, native to North America.
It is also known as the ringtail cat or miner's cat, and is sometimes mistakenly called a civet cat, which is a different species.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bassariscus_astutus   (357 words)

  
 Pictures of the ringtail|Bassariscus astutus facts
The ringtail, Bassariscus astutus, is a small carnivore that occurs in much of the western (especially southwestern) and south-central United States, as well as in Mexico.
The Ringtail, (Bassariscus astutus) is a mammal belonging to the raccoon family, native to the Americas.
Summary: The Ringtail, (Bassariscus astutus) is a mammal belonging to the raccoon family, native to the Americas.
www.thewebsiteofeverything.com /animals/mammals/Carnivora/Procyonidae/Bassariscus/Bassariscus-astutus.html   (478 words)

  
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Bassariscus, Nasua and Procyon) are indeed relatively hardy and Can be housed out of doors in moderate temperate climates if provided appropriate nest boxes and localized heat in the winter.
Often, the provision of a number of nest areas prior to birth to allow the expectant mother to choose an acceptable one is all that is necessary.
Females may be seasonally polyestrous (although some, like Bassariscus, are monoestrous) and adult females not reproducing in the spring may cycle again within four months with the result that a second birthing season may occur unusually late in the year.
redpanda.cincinnatizoo.org /dlailu.htm   (5417 words)

  
 Lioncrusher's Domain -- Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) facts and pictures
Lioncrusher's Domain -- Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) facts and pictures
The color of their pelage is greyish to brownish grey, and their tail has rings of fl and buff color.
Cacomistle is derived directly from the Nahuatl word tlacomiztli, which roughly means "half mountain lion".
www.lioncrusher.com /animal.asp?animal=77   (386 words)

  
 MavicaNET - Ringtail (Bassariscus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Nocturnal; during the day they spend their time in cliffs, rock piles, or in hollow trees or logs.
Bassariscus astutus (Ringtail, Miner's Cat, Civet Cat): Narrative
Various; most common in rocky situations, such as jumbles of boulders, canyons, talus slopes, rock piles; less common in wooded areas with hollow trees; sometimes about buildings.
www.mavicanet.com /lite/ukr/28243.html   (473 words)

  
 Ringtails Cat- DesertUSA
If one were to design a climbing animal to exploit the desert’s cracks, ledges and vertical cliffs, the ringtail might be it.
The genus Bassariscus consists of only one other species, B. sumichrasti, which lives in Central America.
Because ringtails do not walk on the soles of their feet, unlike coatis or raccoons, they are sometimes placed in their own family, Bassariscidae.
www.desertusa.com /mag01/mar/papr/ringt.html   (546 words)

  
 BISON Species Account 050670   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
UTAH Ringtail Cat, Bassariscus astutus arizonensis (and B. a.
It inhabits the cliffs and canyons and does not stray far from these haunts on which it depends for protection and hunting ground." (Bailey, 1931) *73* "In Colorado it is typically associated with rocky canyon country and foothills areas of pinon-juniper woodlands, montane shrublands, or mixed conifer-oakbrush." (Fitzgerald, et al, 1994) *70*
Ring-tailed cats, Bassariscus astutus, occur in Pinon/Juniper and Juniper habitat types *28*.
fwie.fw.vt.edu /states/nmex_main/species/050670.htm   (3275 words)

  
 IngentaConnect Spring diet of the endemic ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus i...
Spring diet of the endemic ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus insulicola) population on an island in the Gulf of California, Mexico
The spring diet of an endemic ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus insulicola) population of Isla San José, Gulf of California, Mexico, is presented based on the analysis of 104 faeces.
The ring-tailed cat is an opportunistic species, concentrating on the predation of mainly small prey, and has a richness of prey of 36 animal taxa and 12 plant species.
www.ingentaconnect.com /content/ap/ae/2000/00000044/00000002/art00579   (274 words)

  
 Resources on Cacomistle academic institutions
The ringtail is also known as the ringtail cat, miner's cat, and cacomistle.
Mexico designates ten new Wetlands of International Importance: Manatee Trichechus manatus, the Central American Cacomistle Bassariscus sumichrasti, and the Black Catbird Melanoptila glabrirostris inhabit the park.
Chaffee Zoological Gardens of Fresno: Similar in appearance to the American raccoon are the ring-tailed cat and the cacomistle.
mongabay.org /conservation/Cacomistle.htm   (1700 words)

  
 Lioncrusher's Domain -- Ring Tailed Cat (Bassariscus astutus) facts and pictures
Their hind feet can rotate 180°, allowing them to descend a tree head-first.
They can be distingushed from the similar cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) because the ring tailed cat has rounded ears (B. sumichrasti has pointed ears), hairy soles of the feet (B. sumichrasti's are naked), semi-retractable claws (B. sumichrasti's are non-retractile), slightly shorter tail, and higher ridges on their molars.
The great horned owl and bobcat prey on the ring tailed cat.
www.lioncrusher.com /animal.asp?animal=84   (369 words)

  
 Resources on Central American Cacomistle academic institutions
Cacomistle Bassariscus sumichrasti Raccoon Procyon lotor shufeldti White...
HN mammals: 145, Bassariscus, sumichrasti, Central American Cacomistle, Uyoso de cola anillada,gato de monte (HN), R. 146, Nasua, narica, White-nosed Coati, Coatimundi
carnivores, carnivora: Genus Bassariscus Bassariscus astutus (ringtail) Bassariscus sumichrasti (CentralAmerican cacomistle).
mongabay.org /conservation/Central_American_Cacomistle.htm   (1498 words)

  
 Bassariscus astutus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The geographic distribution of the ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) in North America extends from the southern Mexican provinces of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Veracruz, were it overlaps with a similar species Bassariscus sumichrasti, to as far north as southern Oregon (Hall 1981).
Ringtails are found throughout Mexico and the southwest US, including all of Texas.
The subspecies found in the Llano Estacado – High Plains region is Bassariscus astutus flavus (Choate 1997).
www.wtamu.edu /~rmatlack/Mammalogy/Species_accounts_2003/Bassariscus_astutus_account.htm   (1704 words)

  
 Semi-Desert Shrublands: Fauna: Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus)
Bassariscus astutus - Texas Parks & Wildlife, Nature and the Environment
Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) - University of New Mexico, Sevilleta Ecological Research Projoct
Bassariscus astutus - Animal Diversity Web, The University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology
alic.arid.arizona.edu /watershed/species4.asp?veg=semidesert&crit=fauna&genus=Bassariscus&species=astutus   (55 words)

  
 View of a night-prowling ringtail cat (Bassariscus astutus) Prints by Jonathan Blair at AllPosters.com
View of a night-prowling ringtail cat (Bassariscus astutus) Prints by Jonathan Blair at AllPosters.com
View of a night-prowling ringtail cat (Bassariscus astutus) by Jonathan Blair
View of a night-prowling ringtail cat (Bassariscus astutus).
www.allposters.com /-sp/View-of-a-night-prowling-ringtail-cat-Bassariscus-astutus_i1091573_c52222_.htm   (108 words)

  
 The Ringtail Cat
My interest in the Ringtail (Bassariscus Astutus), often called the "ringtailed cat," was tweaked one day by a curious sight outside my bedroom window.
I have a small cleared area with a bale of hay as a focal point for all animals that care to indulge.
So there you have it, and if, fair readers, you have your own sightings and comments, please call or come to our next Desert Awareness Committee meeting--the third Thursday of the month at 9:15 a.m., usually at the Desert Foothills Library.
www.dflt.org /awareness/ringtail.htm   (352 words)

  
 Find in a Library: Systematic notes on the subspecies of Bassariscus astutus with description of one new form from ...
Find in a Library: Systematic notes on the subspecies of Bassariscus astutus with description of one new form from California,
Systematic notes on the subspecies of Bassariscus astutus with description of one new form from California,
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/030ba2d3a3a25b4c.html   (95 words)

  
 Cryptozoology.com
Either a coatimundi (Nasua nasua) or a ringtail (Bassariscus astutus in northern Mexico or Bassariscus sumichrasti in the southern regions).
There is a link to a picture of a coati posted by Panthera and a link to a picture of a ringtail posted by myeslf under the Sightings forum.
After doing some research on my own, I do bleieve that it is a coati.
www.cryptozoology.com /forum/topic_view_thread.php?tid=4&pid=160681   (64 words)

  
 Protein sequence evidence for monophyly of the carnivore families Procyonidae and Mustelidae -- de Jong 3 (3): 276 -- ...
The amino acid sequence of the eye lens protein alpha-crystallin A of the
the Bassariscus alpha A chain, which is 173 residues long, was compared
seal, and California sea lion) the Bassariscus alpha A sequence exclusively
mbe.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/abstract/3/3/276   (275 words)

  
 Ageing, longevity, and life history of Bassariscus astutus
Ageing, longevity, and life history of Bassariscus astutus
In the wild, these animals probably live about 7 years.
In case you find missing or incorrect information in an entry, please contact us.
genomics.senescence.info /species/entry.php?species=Bassariscus_astutus   (81 words)

  
 North American Mammals - Search Results
Search Results - Carnivora · Procyonidae · Bassariscus
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www.mnh.si.edu /mna/image_menu.cfm?genus=12   (41 words)

  
 Bassariscus - English-French Dictionary - WordReference.com
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