Nature

American Ocelot

Dive deep into South Texas to meet one of America’s most endangered cats: the ocelot. With about 120 known ocelots remaining, the future of the U.S. ocelot population relies on ranchers, scientists and government agencies working together.

American Ocelot

53m 13s

Dive deep into South Texas to meet one of America’s most endangered cats: the ocelot. With about 120 known ocelots remaining, the future of the U.S. ocelot population relies on ranchers, scientists and government agencies working together.

Previews + Extras

  • Preview of American Ocelot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of American Ocelot

    S41 E4 - 30s

    Dive deep into South Texas to meet one of America’s most endangered cats: the ocelot. With about 120 known ocelots remaining, the future of the U.S. ocelot population relies on ranchers, scientists and government agencies working together.

  • Cameraman Reacts to Capturing Rare Ocelot Footage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cameraman Reacts to Capturing Rare Ocelot Footage

    S41 E4 - 3m 3s

    Camera trapping shows more than just data, it also captures this ocelot family's day-to-day behaviors. These filmmakers became the first people ever to see what it takes for a wild American ocelot to raise her young.

  • Ocelot Moms... They're Just Like Us: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ocelot Moms... They're Just Like Us

    S41 E4 - 2m 23s

    While filming the ocelot kittens, filmmaker Ben Masters compares his experience as a new parent to the mother ocelot. He later brings his infant into the field to "help" with camera trapping.

  • Making of "American Ocelot": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Making of "American Ocelot"

    S41 E4 - 5m 39s

    Wildlife filmmaker Ben Masters sets out on a years-long mission to capture high-quality video footage of wild ocelots in Texas. In this behind-the-scenes video for the making of the film "American Ocelot," Masters explains the camera trapping process and showcases never before seen footage of wild American ocelots.

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