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This Strange Wild Cat Is Called A Caracal… And It Might Just Be The Cutest Animal In The World.

Caracals are one of the most beautiful and charming cat breeds.

Caracals are medium-sized wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and India. It is characterized by a robust build, long legs, a short face, long tufted ears, and long canine teeth. Its coat is uniformly reddish tan or sandy, while the ventral parts are lighter with small reddish markings.

They have a very russet color and have a fascinating history.

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It is called a caracal.

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They are considered as small cats but weigh nearly 50 pounds.

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The color might range from pale beige to bright red.

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They are solitary or are together with their mated pairs and appear like desert lynx or bobcat.

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Caracals climb trees and dig burrows for their kittens until they grow up.

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The name comes from ‘Karakulak’ in Turkish, which stands for black ears.

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They rarely drink water.

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They feed on rodents and rabbits but are fond of birds.

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They are nocturnal animals.

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India and Iran had them have hunting animals previously.

 

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And they are one of the most adorable creatures we have ever seen.

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Just look at this guy!

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I think I’m in love.

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cute baby caracals

cute baby caracals

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