See a Rare Wildcat Spotted in Texas
When a young ocelot was caught on camera late last year, wildlife officials at Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge in south Texas suspected they might be spotting an individual never before seen in the park.
Those photos were blurry, however, so the officials couldn't be sure if they were seeing a new addition to the area or simply a different angle of an ocelot that had been seen before.
More cameras were deployed in the area in the following spring, and the young female was seen on camera several times thereafter. By studying the ocelot's spots, biologists confirmed that it was in fact a new individual. They named it OF333 (they weren't being sentimental). So far, biologists have not been