Chinese Mountain Cat
The Chinese mountain cat (Felis bieti), also known as Chinese desert cat and Chinese steppe cat, is a small wild cat endemic to western China that has been listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 2002, as the effective population size may be fewer than 10,000 mature breeding individuals.It was provisionally classified as a wildcat subspecies with the name F. silvestris bieti in 2007. It is recognised as a valid species since 2017, as it is morphologically distinct from wildcats.
Also known as
This breed is also called Chinese Desert Cat, Chinese Mountain, Chinese Mountain Cat, Felis Bieti as well as Felis Silvestris Bieti.
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