At a distance, this slim little spotted cat does look like a miniature leopard. Up close, though, you’ll see that: Its legs are proportionately longer
It’s a good world that contains two golden cats — one in Africa and the one that we are meeting today. Name: In English, this
Name: There is a little uncertainty about where “ocelot” comes from. Aztecs had the word ocelotl, per Wikipedia, but they used it more for jaguars.
Name: Those weirdly beautiful ears have earned this wild cat its name. “Caracal” is reportedly derived from garah gulak, “black ear” in Turkish. Taxonomists call
This BBC Unplugged video is beautiful. I’ve followed it with the chapter on snow leopards from my new book: Meet the Cat Family! The International
That’s actually a snow leopard cub, chosen not only for cuteness but also because you can’t see the teeth. What if they were little saberteeth?