Leopard cat

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Leopard cat
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Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Genus: Prionailurus
Species: P. bengalensis
Binomial name
Prionailurus bengalensis[2]
(Kerr, 1792)
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Leopard cat range
A Leopard cat photographed in the Sundarbans, Indie

The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a smaw wild cat native tae Sooth, Sootheast an East Asie. Syne 2002 it haes been assessed as Least Concern on the IUCN Reid Leet as it is widely distributit but threatened bi habitat loss an huntin in pairts o its range.[1]

Leopard cat subspecies differ widely in fur colour, tail lenth, skull shape an size o carnassials.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ross, J.; Brodie, J.; Cheyne, S.; Hearn, A.; Izawa, M.; Loken, B.; Lynam, A.; McCarthy, J.; Mukherjee, S.; Phan, C.; Rasphone, A. & Wilting, A. (2015). "Prionailurus bengalensis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2016.2. 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. 542. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. Groves, C. P. (1997). "Leopard-cats, Prionailurus bengalensis (Carnivora: Felidae) from Indonesia and the Philippines, with the description of two new species". Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde. 62: 330–338. 

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