Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Caracal
Family: Felidae (Mammalia)
Taxon : Mammal
Group : Animal

SPECIES
caracal
NOTES

A solitary cat which is usually nocturnal. It has strong legs and a short tail. It is a ferociuous predator which eats mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates.


AUTHORITY
(Schreber, 1776)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A russest brown above and paler below. The ears have a tassel of long black hairs at the tip and the face has black and white markings
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Caracal
Habitat
NOTES: Lives in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Felis caracal



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