HomeWild Cat SpeciesCaracalWhy do caracals have tufts on their ears?


Why do caracals have tufts on their ears? — 2 Comments

  1. Anybody thought of sexual selection? those ear tufts look good to me, and I can imagine most caracals agree on this. For comparison, females of the homo sapiens species have developed permanent swollen breast independent of lactation for no other reason than to look good.

    • An excellent idea and certainly possible. Lions with dark manes are favored by female lions. Same concept. Thanks Pedro.

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