Small Wild Cats: The Animal Answer Guide (The Animal Answer by James G. Sanderson,Patrick Watson

By James G. Sanderson,Patrick Watson

Did you recognize that almost all wild cat species are small and that lions, tigers, and different huge cats are the exception? That grownup bobcats, clouded leopards, and different small wild cats are thoroughly asocial? and they struggle in basic terms as a final lodge? This exciting and informative ebook finds those and countless numbers of alternative evidence concerning the habit, biology, and conservation of the greater than thirty small wild cat species.

From bobcats to servals, small cats are unfold around the globe. they vary in dimension from the rusty-spotted cat and African black-footed cat, each one of which weighs round five kilos while absolutely grown, to the Eurasian lynx, that could succeed in an grownup weight of 60 kilos. those felids are elusive, a few are nocturnal, others are arboreal, and all are infrequent and secretive, making them specially tough to check. James G. Sanderson, the world's top box specialist on small wild cats, and naturalist and flora and fauna artist Patrick Watson offer informative and exciting solutions to universal and unforeseen questions about those animals. The authors clarify why a few small cats continue to exist the floor whereas others inhabit bushes, talk about the shape and serve as in their coat forms and colours, supply scientifically sound details on human--small wild cat interactions, or even assessment the position that small wild cats have performed in literature, faith, and mythology.

The international of cats is as attention-grabbing because it is varied. Small Wild Cats: The Animal solution Guide exhibits simply how vital and fascinating the littlest of the nondomesticated tom cat kinfolk are.

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