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2010-11-10 12:00:00

Malaysian wildlife authorities said on Wednesday that they rescued a rare Asian golden cat that was caught in a snare. Central Selangor state wildlife and national parks chief Rahmat Topani told AFP that villagers in the south of the state alerted officials late Saturday about the animal, which is known in some countries as a "firecat" because of its reddish-brown fur. "The cat was caught in a snare which was meant for wild boars but we are concerned because such cats are very rare and...


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Bay Cat, Pardofelis badia
2012-11-05 11:43:24

The bay cat (Pardofelis badia) is a species that is native to Borneo. Its other common names include the Bornean marbled cat, the Bornean cat, and the Bornean bay cat. Although the bay cat is extensively distributed across many habitats on the island, it is rarely seen. Some of its preferred habitats include tropical and lowland forests, and possibly rocky areas with limestone near the coast of the island. It can be found at elevations between 1,600 and 5,900 feet, although these estimates...

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2008-08-07 10:13:08

The Asian Golden Cat (Pardofelis temminckii), also called the Asiatic Golden Cat and Temminck's Golden Cat, lives throughout Southeast Asia, ranging from Tibet and Nepal to Southern China, India, and Sumatra. It prefers forest habitats interspersed with rocky areas, and is found in deciduous, subtropical evergreen, and tropical rainforests. The Asian Golden Cat is occasionally found in more open terrain. It ranges from the lowlands to altitudes of up to 3000 meters in the Himalayas. The...

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2007-01-19 12:13:43

The Asiatic Golden Cat (Catopuma temminckii, or Profelis temminckii, or Felis temminckii), also called Temminck's Golden Cat, is a medium-sized wild cat weighing from 26.46 to 35.27 lb (12 to 16 kg). In captivity golden cats can live up to 20 years, but their average lifespan in the wild is likely far shorter. While the fur is mostly foxy red or golden brown, black or grey color variants may also be found. The coat is plain, except for some spots on the underside, and sometimes very faint...

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