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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 7:31 am 
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I will say African Wildcat.


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I will say African Wildcat.


I agree.

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The tail on the second photo does it for me, I agree on it being an AWC.

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AWC no doubt.

They are actually surprisingly big

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Typical AWC behaviour

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Sorry looks too big for African Wild Cat. Could it be a serval?


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Sorry looks too big for African Wild Cat. Could it be a serval?


No sorry, The tail is too long and the head is too big in propotion to the body. Well of course that's IMO ;-)

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If these photos were taken from "far away" then IMHO it is much to big for an African Wild Cat and I would be far more inclined given the length of the tail and the size of the body and head proportionately to go for a Cheetah Cub - just old enough to have lost its mantle!

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I don't think so Penny, look at the ears in the top pic. They look too sharp (word seem sout of place with these pics I know :lol: ) to me to be Cheetah ears. But I was having the same doubts about the tail's length. Than I found the following site

So I guess it's wild cat

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IMHO I would go for Caracal or Serval. It is too big for an AWC. A big AWC will stand no more than +- 15cm (ground to underbelly) off the ground and these pics look more in the region of 25-30cm.


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IMHO I would go for Caracal or Serval. It is too big for an AWC. A big AWC will stand no more than +- 15cm (ground to underbelly) off the ground and these pics look more in the region of 25-30cm.


KTP is far too dry for servals and a caracal's tail is a lot shorter and it is more squat

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I saw a serval in the Kruger. It was3 to 4 years ago between Lower Sabie and Crocodile Bridge.I also still think the sighting was not an AWC it is far too big. The AWC I have seen are only a little bigger than Domestic Cats

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I saw a serval in the Kruger. It was3 to 4 years ago between Lower Sabie and Crocodile Bridge.I also still think the sighting was not an AWC it is far too big. The AWC I have seen are only a little bigger than Domestic Cats

Nicki


I once nudged a serval with my car... (have the skin @ home :twisted: ) and it ran off so quickly that I couldn't get a good view of it. :lol: But I still think that this is a wildcat. KTP is not suitable for servals.

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Not a Serval but a Caracal. Still say too big for AWC, as Nicolette says AWC's are only slightly bigger than domestic cats


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