Caracal (Caracal caracal)
 
 
Caracal Slideshow
Cat Name
Caracal
African Caracal
Asian Caracal
Desert Lynx
Where They Live
Endangered Status
Least Concern
Population Trend Unknown
Closest Relatives
African Golden Cat
Serval
Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Caracal
Species: Caracal caracal
Subspecies
Caracal caracal algira
Caracal caracal caracal
Caracal caracal damarensis
Caracal caracal limpopoensis
Caracal caracal lucani
Caracal caracal nubica
Caracal caracal poecilotis
Caracal caracal schmitzi
Former/Disputed Classifications
Lynx caracal
Felis caracal
Updated July 2009
References: IUCN Red List and the Integrated Taxonomic Information System


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