African gowden cat

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African gowden cat
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Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Subfaimily: Felinae
Genus: Caracal
(Gray, 1843)
Species: C. aurata
Binomial name
Caracal aurata
(Temminck, 1827)
Subspecies
  • C. a. aurata
  • C. a. celidogaster

(but see text)

Distribution P. aurata.svg
  Distribution o the African golden cat
  Possible range or accidental records
Synonyms
  • Profelis aurata[2]

The African gowden cat (Caracal aurata) is a wild cat distributur in the rainforests o Wast an Central Africae, an haes been categorised as Vulnerable bi IUCN.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bahaa-el-din, L., Mills, D., Hunter, L. & Henschel, P. (2015). "Caracal aurata". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. 
  2. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 544. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.