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FELIS – Small cat lineages Cont…

Puma Lineage: The Puma lineage which diverged around 6.7 million years ago. In this lineage we see two of what we define as large cats and one small cat. Interestingly the two large cats, cheetahs and pumas are more closely related and similar to… Continue Reading “FELIS – Small cat lineages Cont…”

FELIS – Melanistic Cats

Melanistic Cats A cats fur colour can vary greatly, even among those born in the same litter. Small wild cats born of the same litter can typically be spotted/stripped or plain but also all black. This black colouring of the fur is due to… Continue Reading “FELIS – Melanistic Cats”