Guest Videos: Cats, A Feliform, and the Namib Desert

Nothing can live in a desert, right?

Actually, it depends on —

The cats

For instance,

African wildcat.


Here’s the livestream of that cam (Namibia time is UTC+2). Leopards, ostriches, and other wildlife come there, and probably to other artificial waterholes at camera traps.

It also depends on —

The feliform

There is no easy way to break this news: hyenas may bark and act dog-like, but they are more closely related to cats than to dogs.

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And here is a beautful hyena:

More information.

Finally, it depends on —

The desert

This one, seen here from an elephant perspective (Yes. Elephants, and lots more. Those carnivores have to live on something):

There is also a big-cat perspective, a little ways inland — and up:

Edited, April 21, 2023.

Some lagniappe:

Featured image: Image by Gerhild Klinkow from Pixabay

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