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>Cats are scansorial, not arboreal.  They spend a majority of their waking
>time on the ground, but pursue prey or escape predators in the trees.

>Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.

While this is true of most cats, the Margay and the Clouded Leopard are
highly arboreal.  The Margay has a special modification of the ankle that
permits it to descend a tree headfirst.
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