Category: evolution


Why are there no native cats in Australia?

Eighty-five million years ago, Australia, New Guinea, and New Zealand separated from the major land mass called Gondwanaland. About 200 million years ago Australia was attached to Antarctica. 85 million years ago was well...

Cat drinking from flowing water

Why don’t cats drink much water?

Instinctively because of their evolution domestic cats don’t drink much water which can impact their health and drinking habits. Domestic cats have kidneys which are two and a half times more efficient than ours...

Sabre-tooth tiger

Feline Evolution in Brief

‘The earliest cat-like carnivores, which were to evolve into the family Felidae appeared between 30 and 40 million years ago, in the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene. Two main branches developed: the Sabre-tooths and...

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