Wild Cat Species

Why are pumas hunted?

This is a big and if we are honest a philosophical question because there is no absolute necessity nowadays to…

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When mountain lions in Canada become desensitised to people they are shot dead

It seems extraordinary to me and very insensitive to wildlife conservation and downright unfair that when a mountain lion exhibits…

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Testing for a bobcat/domestic cat hybrid

There have been many claims that a cat is a bobcat/domestic cat hybrid. Sarah Hartwell, a cat genetics expert says,…

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Should ‘mountain lion’ be capitalized?

The conventions on the capitalisation of wild cat names has altered slightly over the years. Currently, 'mountain lion' should not…

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What is the most endangered wild cat?

We are talking about the number of mature individual cats of a wild cat species or subspecies living in the…

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We don’t know how many Amur leopards are left in the wild

2019: People want to know how many Amur leopards are left in the wild. The date is important as numbers…

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Picture of black serval by George Turner

This is a really excellent photograph of a black (melanistic) serval in the wild taken by British wildlife photographer George…

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How do you pronounce ‘jaguarundi’?

Please click on the audio file player below to hear how I pronounce the word 'jaguarundi'.   The jaguarundi is…

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For how long are snow leopards pregnant?

"In the wild and in captivity, most young are born in May and June, following a gestation period of 94…

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For how long are leopards pregnant?

"Leopard cubs are born after a gestation period of about 96 days, although zoo records suggest that gestation can take…

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