"Persian Sand Cat", Sefid-ab - Kavir National Park, Garmsar County, Semnan Province, Iran. This cat is made to survive in areas that are too hot, too dry, and simply too inhospitable for most other creatures. The Sand Cat can survive in temperatures ranging between -5 degrees C (23 F) to 52 degrees C (126 F).(Persian: گربه شنی, پارک ملی کویر, شهرستان گرمسار, استان سمنان. گربه شنی قادر است در مناطقي كه آب وجود ندارد زندگي كند.) Photo by Mehdi Lahardi (parkmelikavir)
The Sand Cat (Felis margarita) lives in the deserts of Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and western Asia. It is about the size of a domestic cat, with thicker and longer fur. Sand Cats have wide heads and fur growing between the toes, a feature often found in Arctic cats.
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Sand cats are little wild cats who make their homes in the deserts of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Equipped with camouflaged coats and furry feet that make no sound and barely leave prints, these tiny felines are masters of stealth. Their fur also helps them regulate their body temperature in the extreme heat and cold of the desert. Sand Cat ~
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The Sand cat (Felis margarita), also called "sand dune cat", is a small wild cat found in African and Asian deserts. ("Desert cat" is reserved for Felis silvestris lybica, the African wildcat.) The Sand cat lives in arid areas that are too hot and dry even for the African Wildcat: the Sahara, the Arabian Desert, and the deserts of Iran and Pakistan.