11 Rare Wild Varieties of Cats in the World

Everyone knows about the existence of lions, tigers, jaguars and cheetahs, but besides them there are also wild cats in nature, they come in different species and differ a lot in appearance.

Cats are distributed all over the world and they adapt to live in different environments. But in the wild, cats are not as affectionate and gentle as your house cats. In the wild, cats are hunters who are predators and cannot live without meat.

Predator genes are most likely what makes domestic cats quite selfish.

The Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

1

Sand (or barchan) cat (Felis margarita)

2

Manul (Otocolobus manul)

3

Black-footed cat (Felis nigripes)

4

Caracal caracal (Caracal caracal)

5

Smoky leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)

6

Bengal (or Far Eastern) cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)

7

Jaguarundi (Felis yagouaroundi)

8

The mottled cat or fish cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)

9

Serval (Leptailurus serval)

10

Kalimantan cat (Catopuma badia)11

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