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2009-01-30 15:22:51

The Wellington Zoo in New Zealand said staff will create so-called mousesicles in an attempt to help the zoo's big cats beat the heat. Zoo spokeswoman Stephanie Gray said staff members at the tourist site in the New Zealand capital will be freezing whole mice to feed to the zoo's African wild cats,

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2008-11-17 15:40:00

In Africa's largest-ever international crackdown on wildlife crime, Interpol and the Kenya Wildlife Service have seized more than one ton of ivory products.


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Servaline Genet, Genetta servalina
2012-05-30 12:27:01

The servaline genet (Genetta servalina) is a carnivore that resembles a feline, although it is not closely related to the Felidae family. The status conservation of the servaline genet is of “Least Concern”. It is related to civets and linsangs, and has two recognized subspecies. Lowe's servaline genet was first described in 1932, from a single pelt found in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Until 2000, this was the only specimen found, but a live trapping study brought the genet back...

African Golden Cat, Profelis aurata
2012-05-22 08:32:53

The African Golden cat (Profelis aurata) is a wild cat that can be found in West and Central Africa. Its range extends east from Senegal into Kenya, and from the north, it extends from the Central African Republic south into Angola. It prefers a habitat in tropical rainforests but can also be found in bamboo forests, cloud forests, or high moorland habitats. It can be found living in areas at sea level up to 9,800 feet above sea level. Although it is closely related to the serval and the...

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2007-12-14 06:09:12

The Serengeti is a breed that is still in development, but bred to produce a cat that looks like a Serval without having any wild cat blood. It is a cross between a Bengal cat and an Oriental cat. The Serengeti is a spotted cat with very large ears and long legs. Males can weigh up to 15 pounds and females up to 12. They come in a variety of colors and patters such as tabby, ebony silver, ebony smoke and solid black. Breeders are making attempts for other colors and patterns to be...

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2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

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2007-01-19 12:39:08

The serval (Leptailurus serval) is a medium-sized African wild cat. It has a length of 33.46 in (85 cm), plus 15.75 in (40 cm) tail. It is a slender animal, with long legs and a fairly short tail. The tall, oval ears are set close together. The pattern of the fur is variable. Usually, servals are boldly spotted black on tawny. The "Servaline" form has much smaller, freckled spots. White servals are white with silvery grey spots and have only occurred in captivity. Its main habitat is the...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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