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Caracals are native to Africa, Central Asia, Southwest Asia, and India. In the past, Caracals have been used for hunting and blood sports in India. More recently they have been used as exotic pets.

The Caracal, is a fiercely territorial medium-sized cat ranging over Western Asia, South Asia and Africa. The word caracal comes from the Turkish word "karakulak", meaning "black ear".

~~Naturally Caged ~ Caracal (desert lynx) by Bob Jones~~the eyes!

The Oregon Zoo’s caracal kittens aren’t on public display, but they appear ready for their close-ups.  Photo by Michael Durham/Oregon Zoo

magicalnaturetour: “ The Oregon Zoo’s caracal kittens aren’t on public display, but they appear ready for their close-ups. Photo by Michael Durham/Oregon Zoo ”

☀Caracal ~ IP_LPI_NAMIBIA_04 by Ignacio Palacios Photography*

The Caracal (aka desert lynx) is a wild cat widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and SW Asia into India. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.

When you think of big cats, you think of the usual suspects: lions, tigers, and cheetahs. But there are other large cats that don’t get as much attention as they should, as they’re quite beautiful creatures. And one of those cats is the caracal. Such majestic animals!

These cats have a unique look with their tufted ears, sometimes resembling a Lynx. Their coats range from beige to

The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘karakalak’ which means ‘a black ear.’ It is a medium-sized animal native to the deserts and savannahs of Africa, Central Asia, the Arabian Peninsula and the Caspian Sea coast.

Important Facts About Caracal Pet You Need To Know

The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘karakalak’ which means ‘a black ear.’ It is a medium-sized animal native to the deserts and savannahs of Africa, Central Asia, the Arabian Peninsula and the Caspian Sea coast.

Important Facts About Caracal Pet You Need To Know

The caracal has a long tuft on the tip of the ear that exceed half the length of…

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Sleeping family of Lynx. I love how the moms head is curled up under the dad! So cute!

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