Tag: small wild cat

FELIS – Small cat lineages cont..

Pardofelis lineage. Continuing our look at Small wild cat lineages we have come to the Pardofelis lineage. This was the second to diverge after the Panthera lineage and is understood to contain 3 of our current small wild cats. It’s believed this divergence occurred… Continue Reading “FELIS – Small cat lineages cont..”

FELIS – Small cat lineages

All cats, large & small are thought to have evolved from Proailurus (meaning “before the cat”), a prehistoric cat that lived in Eurasia in the Late Oligocene and Miocene periods, approximately 25 million years ago. It is thought these cats were a little larger… Continue Reading “FELIS – Small cat lineages”

FELIS – Geoffroy’s Cats

Geoffroy’s Cats are probably the most common wild cat in South America. They are good swimmers and very agile climbers…