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Definition of the noun African wild cat

What does African wild cat mean as a name of something?

African wild cat is the vernacular name of the Felis lybica, a species of Felis.

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Google previewSafari Journal (2006)

by Boyd Norton, Edward Borg, Stephanie Sokolosky, Ed Sokolosky

The African wild cat is the size of the average domestic cat, but a wild (not feral) cousin, living over a great portion of Africa. In many parts of its range, it has different color variations, from light to dark, sometimes with faint spots.

Google previewCanine and Feline Nutrition (2010)

A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals by Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, Melody Foess Raasch

Like the majorityof wild felids, the African wild cat is a solitary animal, living and hunting alone for much of its life andinteracting withothersof its species only duringmating season. This solitary nature has resulted in an animal that tendstoeat ...

Google previewThe Complete Book of Southern African Mammals (1997)

by Lex Hes

The African wild cat is the ancestor of the domestic cat: it was domesticated in Eg\ pt about fi(XK) years ago to keep rats and mice out of granaries. These days Hie integrity of the animal as a species is threatened bv interbreeding between wild ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

The African wild cat became distinct about 20,000 years ago. This small cat spread through Africa, Asia, and Europe, until it was gradually tamed by people in Africa 8,000 years ago, where it helped protect food stores from rats and mice.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

The African wild cat, formerly known as Felis libyca, would be the ancestor and it is now considered to belong to the same, widely distributed species as the European wild cat (F silvestris) and its Asian relatives (formerly F ocreata), hence F ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Popular Bali Names (2010)

by John Koyela Fokwang

Toad Titoh Tortoise Kimakoh Common Animals Cat Mu nyangob Cattle Nyamtsi Civet cat (African wild cat) Muped Dog Mvu. 99 A Dictionary of Popular Bali Names Common Animals.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

cafra (Southern African wild cat), F.s. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2001)

by Peter Haggett

The African wild cat may be spotted, striped or almost plain; its color ranges from yellowish-gray or sandy in desert cats to brown or reddish-brown in cats from areas with a wetter climate. smuggled out of ...

Google previewMy Little Picture Dictionary (2006)

by Roger Priddy

leg body part between your hip and your foot lion large African wild cat listen to pay attention as.

Google previewManding-English Dictionary (2015)

Maninka, Bamana Vol. 1. by Vydrine, Valentin

<cat-wild carnivore- n PQ Felis sylvestris libyca African wild cat , Kaffir cat /the origin of the domestic cat, resembles it very much/ Syn jakumawāda, kólonkadi, shëminewära (b) Jnéebu (m) = leebu ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

A large, long-legged African wild cat (Felis serval), ...

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