How many cat species are there in South Africa?

How many wild cats are in Africa?

List of the Ten African Wild Cats. The ten wild cats of Africa include three big cats, three medium sized cats and four small cats: Lion (Panthera leo) Leopard (Panthera pardus)

What are African cats?

There are six small African wild cat species, including the African Wildcat which was classified as a separate species in 2017.

Small Cats of Africa.

African Golden Cat Black-footed Cat Caracal
Sand Cat Serval African Wildcat

What is the largest cat?

How long do African cats live?

Longevity is up to 16 years. Hybridization with domestic cats is considered the main threat to the wildcat. Evidence of such cross-breeding has been found in southern and northern Africa.

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