The sand cat, also known as the sand dune cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia.
The sand cat [Felis margarita], also known as the Sand Dune Cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert and has a wide but apparently disjunctive distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia.
The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘karakalak’ which means ‘a black ear.’ It is a medium-sized animal native to the deserts and savannahs of Africa, Central Asia, the Arabian Peninsula and the Caspian Sea coast.
The caracal, also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. In 2002 the IUCN listed the caracal as Least Concern as it is widespread and relatively common.
The commercial trade in clouded leopards is steadily increasing while their numbers are decreasing. Urge officials to ban the import and export of this endangered cat so that it does not become extinct.
Toltec came to Panther Ridge from a life filled with misery. At one of his previous homes, he broke his left front leg and it was never set, so it is now deformed. He also had darted with Baytril (an antibiotic) that can cause tissue and nerve damage if done too often. Toltec now walksRead More