Top 10 Types of Wild Cats
Rusty-Spotted Cat: is native to India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. This nocturnal feline may be the smallest wild cat in the world. Measuring under 2 feet in length.
Pallas Cat: is native to the mountains of Asia. Also known as the steppe cat or rock wild cat, it has been spotted in Iran, Pakistan, northern India, and China.
Exotic Beauty:is easy to identify because of its unusual ears with long, hairy tufts. This beautiful wild cat has a lean, elegant body and reddish golden fur.
Fierce Fighter: is the smallest wild cat in Africa and one of the smallest wild cats in the world. In size and shape, it looks strikingly like a domestic cat.
Skilled Swimmer: is native to Southeast Asia. The fishing cat stands out among other types of wild cats because it is a strong, skilled swimmer. It reaches a length of 4 feet.
Tiny Desert Dweller: looks like a cute, cuddly domestic cat, but it thrives in a harsh desert habitat. It has an average weight of 6 to 8 pounds. Like the fennec fox, the sand cat is a psammophile.
Mountain Mystery:The snow leopard lives in the mountains of Central Asia at altitudes of 11,000 to 22,000 feet. It also hunts in the forests and grasslands at lower elevations.
Jaguarundi: is slightly larger than a domestic cat. They are native to Mexico, Belize, and other countries in Central and South America.
Iberian Lynx:This beautiful wild cat (Lynx pardinus) has long, tufted ears and fluffy paws. It is native to the mountains of Spain, where it preys on rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals.
Spotted Beauty:is one of the most beautiful wild cats in the world. This medium-size cat can weigh up to 33 pounds and grows to about 3 ½ feet long.