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The Iberian lynx, brought back from the brink of extinction by a team of dedicated biologists in Spain Big Cat, Extinct, Endangered Species, Catamount, Kitty, Beautiful Creatures, Iberian Lynx, Animal, Bigcat
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The most endangered cat species is the world is the beautiful Iberian Lynx [Spanish lynx], (Lynx pardinus) so it is nice to see one here with a cub. The Iberian lynx is heavily spotted and weighs about half as much as the Eurasian species, with long legs and a very short tail with a black tip. Its coat is tawny with dark spots and it bears a characteristic "beard" around its face and prominent black ear tufts. Size Weight: 10-13kg Height: 88-100cm
The caracal /ˈkærəkæl/ (Caracal caracal), also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. In 2002 the IUCN listed the caracal as Least Concern as it is widespread and relatively common. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.