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an ocelot in Manú National Park
May 16, 2016

On the Prowl

A camera trap caught this ocelot on a nighttime prowl. Ocelots weigh up to 33 pounds; their diet includes rodents, lizards, sloths—and, according to an indigenous hunter and farmer who lives in the Peruvian national park where this photo was taken, his chickens.

See more pictures from the June 2016 feature story "This Park in Peru Is Nature 'in Its Full Glory'—With Hunters."

Photograph by Charlie Hamilton James

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