African Golden Cat
The African golden cat (Caracal aurata) is a wild cat endemic to the rainforests of West and Central Africa. It is threatened due to deforestation and bushmeat hunting and listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. It is a close relative of both the caracal and the serval. Previously, it was placed in the genus Profelis. Its body size ranges from 61 to 101 cm (24 to 40 in) with a 16 to 46 cm (6.3 to 18.1 in) long tail.
Also known as
This breed is also called African Gold Cat, African Golden, African Golden Cat, Caracal Aurata, Golden African Cat, Profelis as well as Profelis Aurata.
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