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Caracal (Afrika)

Scientific Name: Profelis caracal

Subspecies: Geographic subspecies, but all are here descriped as one.

Distribution: Are found in most of Africa, apart from the Central- and West African States.

Habitat: All types of savanna, often in the vicinity of rocks.

Description: A fairly big and robustly built cat, with the proportions of a lynx. It weighs around 25 kg and has a shoulder height of 50 cm. Coat thick and soft, uniform reddish fawn to brick red-brown. Ears long, sharp and pointed, blackish outside witha long tassel of black hairs. Tail notably shorter than in any other African cat.

Hunting method: Pursch, lying in wait or hunting from hide.

Hunting available in: Most African countries with trophy hunting.

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