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.

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.

Including the fastest mammal, the ability to roar, incredible hunting skills and stunning stripy and spotted coats, the big cats are some of the most recognised and admired species on our planet. Which one are you?!

Including the fastest mammal, the ability to roar, incredible hunting skills and stunning stripy and spotted coats, the big cats are some of the most recognised and admired species on our planet. Which one are you?!

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

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

Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny 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.

Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny 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.

Wildcats in the Angus Glens. The Scottish Wildcat is one of our most endangered native species.

Wildcats in the Angus Glens. The Scottish Wildcat is one of our most endangered native species.

The Zao Fox VIllage in Miyagi, Japan is home to 6 different species of fox — the most prominent of which is the Japanese red fox.

The Zao Fox VIllage in Miyagi, Japan is home to 6 different species of fox — the most prominent of which is the Japanese red fox.

Female Amur tiger Iris licks its seven-week-old cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

Female Amur tiger Iris licks its seven-week-old cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

The marmosets /ˈmɑrmɵsɛt/ are 22 New World monkey species of the genera Callithrix, Cebuella, Callibella, and Mico. All four genera are part of the biological family Callitrichidae. The term marmoset is also used in reference to the Goeldi's marmoset, Callimico goeldii, which is closely related.

The marmosets /ˈmɑrmɵsɛt/ are 22 New World monkey species of the genera Callithrix, Cebuella, Callibella, and Mico. All four genera are part of the biological family Callitrichidae. The term marmoset is also used in reference to the Goeldi's marmoset, Callimico goeldii, which is closely related.

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