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Big plans could bring small wild cat back to Texas


POSTED: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 7:14am

Jaguarundi could soon be making comeback along border

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; nearly 30 years after the jaguarundi was last seen in South Texas, the federal government has a plan to return the small cat to its historic range in the state.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently said it plans to reintroduce the endangered species, which is slightly larger than a household cat, to the Rio Grande Valley, with the goal of creating a stable population of at least 500 jaguarundis by 2050.

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