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Sand cats are one of the smallest wild cats in the world, smaller than the domestic cats. Also known as the sand dune cat, is the only cat living foremost in true deserts. This small cat is widely distributed in the deserts of North Africa and Southwest and Central Asia.

Rare sand cat kittens born in Israel. The cats have been extinct in Israel since the but the zoo is working with a European breeding program to improve their numbers.

Sand Cat / Endangered species

Renana, a three-week-old sand kitten, is seen in her enclosure in the Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv. The kitten is the first of the sand cat species, considered extinct in Israel, to be born at the safari park.

Sand Cat (Felis margarita) Central Asia

Love This Kitty! - 14th November 2014

Cats: Sand Cat (Felis margarita), also known as the sand dune cat, found primarily in true desert and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia.

Sand cat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia / Also know as the sand dune cat. Found in both sandy & stony desert, living in areas far from water. Thickly furred feet. Well adapted to the extremes of a desert environment, and tolerant of extreme hot and cold temperatures. Victor Loche first described the cat in 1858 from a specimen found in the Sahara

The Sand cat (Felis margarita), also referred to as the "sand dune cat", is a small wild cat distributed over African and Asian deserts.

I really like this picture of one of the sand cats walking, just sad that it's technically not so good (it was very dark in there)...

This is the Sand Cat – or Felis margarita, a little known species of desert cat. In the wild it lives in areas that are too hot and dry for any other cat- the deserts of Africa and Asia, including the Sahara.

Happy cat!  :)

The Happiest Cat You Will Ever See. Wish this would go viral like grumpy cat. The happy cat makes me smile. Also I just love how in the last picture the other cat's like "why are you so happy, be mad like your other feline brethren.

When life goes bad...

When life goes bad...

I love box! I like to be in box. I like to be around box. But mostly in box.

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