The beautifully detailed photos feature the Sumatran tiger (pictured), which is classed as 'critically endangered' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, with numbers in the wild falling
Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there’s also a fox village, where six different species of fox romp and play together in a battle for your attention (and probably for your food, too). This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not…
That'll put the cat among the pigeons: Kitten forms close bond with feathered friend
Long thought to be identical to the clouded leopards living on mainland South East Asia, genetic analysis has shown that the Bornean big cat is in fact a separate species. Its 2 inch canine teeth are the longest of any living feline and lead to comparisons with the long-extinct sabre-tooth tiger.
The Iberian lynx, (Lynx pardinus), is a critically endangered species of felid native to the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe. It is one of the most endangered cat species in the world. According to the conservation group SOS Lynx, if the Iberian lynx died out, it would be the first feline species to become extinct since prehistoric times.The species was formerly classified as a subspecies of the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), but is now considered a separate species...
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Scottish Wildcat - Felis silvestris silvestris No feral or farmcat, the Wildcat is a true wild species of cat; it was here long before we were and long before the domestic cat had first been bred by ancient farmers. Unique to Britain, and now only found in Scotland, the Scottish Wildcat is currently classified as an isolated island population of the European wildcat, Felis silvestris silvestris (Felidae)