Conservation News

Roads are major cause of Texas ocelot deaths

Roads have deadly consequences for ocelots in Texas, playing an outsize role in mortality for a small population of the endangered cat. As urbanization in the area continues, researchers worry ocelots will face increasing dangers

David Frey

Is time running out for the ocelot?

In his 35 years studying ocelots (Leopardus pardalis), 42-year TWS member Michael Tewes has seen plenty of efforts to conserve them in his home state of Texas, but they haven’t had much success. The endangered