Asian golden cat
The Asian golden cat (Catopuma temminckii) is a medium-sized wild cat native to the northeastern Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It has been listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List since 2008, and is threatened by hunting pressure and habitat loss, since Southeast Asian forests are undergoing the world's fastest regional deforestation.The Asian golden cat's scientific name honours the Dutch zoologist Coenraad Jacob Temminck. It is also called Temminck's cat and Asiatic golden cat.
Also known as
This breed is also called Asian Golden, Asiatic Golden Cat, Catopuma Temminckii, Felis Temmincki, Felis Temminckii, Pardofelis Temminckii, Profelis Temmincki, Temminck'S Cat as well as Temminck'S Golden Cat.
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