The wild cat species who failed to become the domestic cat
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The DNA of all domestic cats has no trace of any wild cat species other than the African wildcat (also Near Eastern wildcat and Arabian wildcat – felis silvestris lybica). However, 10,000 years ago, there were a number of other … please continue reading

Oncilla mates with Geoffroy’s cat and mated with the pampas cat
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The oncilla in the south of Brazil currently mates with Geoffroy’s cat (L. geoffroyi) creating a hybrid, while the oncilla in the northeast of Brazil in ancient times mated with the pampas cat (L. colocolo)¹. Currently there is a relatively small overlap … please continue reading

Rusty-spotted Cat Range
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The range (distribution) of this very small wild cat is mapped out below. This is an emebedded map. The original is a Google “My Maps”, which I have left open to the public. It is also open to collaboration by … please continue reading

Clouded Leopard Range
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2009: The Clouded Leopard range (geographic distribution) is presented in an embedded customised Google map. Note: the ranges for both Neofelis nebulosa (purple) and the recently classified Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi – blue) are shown. I would like people … please continue reading