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Asiatic wildcat

subspecies of mammal

The Asiatic wildcat (Felis silvestris ornata) is also known as the Asian Steppe wildcat or Indian Desert cat. It is a subspecies of the Wildcat.

Asiatic wildcat
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Trinomial name
Felis silvestris ornata
Gray, 1830–1832

It lives mainly in the Thar Desert, and the Rann of Kutch in India and Pakistan. It is about the size of a domestic cat, with a pale yellowish body marked with black spots.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Driscoll, C., Nowell, K. (2010). "Felis silvestris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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