DIFERENCIACION ENTRE LAS HUELLAS DE JAGUAR Y PUMA: UN ANALISIS DE CRITERIOS

Marcelo Aranda

Resumen


This note analyze five criteria used to differentiate between jaguar and puma footprints. Two Gritería were The most useful: more pointed toeprints in the puma, and better defined lobes in the hcol pads of pumas. One sixth is proposed in this paper, the proportion width of toes at two-Thirds of its length dividod by the width at one-third of its length. This quantitative criterion is a good discriminator between jaguar and puma footprints, with a confidence limits range from 0.71 to 1.03 in the jaguar and 0.60 to 0.76 in the puma.

Texto completo:

PDF


DOI: https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.1994.63631947

Enlaces refback

  • No hay ningún enlace refback.