March 1, 2009
Ocelot, San Diego Zoo, California
Photograph by Joel Sartore
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Wild ocelots are gone from all U.S. states except Texas, driven out by human development. The elusive cats still roam the wilds of Central and South America, but there's little reliable data on their true numbers.
See more photographs from the January 2009 feature story "Last One".