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 Post subject: Rare and endangered creatures
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:18 am 
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A friend showed me a video taken of our little Black footed cat. This is without a doubt the most endangered species of cat in southern Africa. While trying to download :redface: :redface: :redface: which I still have not managed, I came across some quite amazing cats.. and other endangered species.

Here I am sharing a few pictures of the Black footed cat. Tiny and dynamic. They cannot be tamed and remain bundles of fury, no matter how they are raised.

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don't be fooled by the innocent look.

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the mouse should know :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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:shock: So that is why I never had a sighting of a BFC. :roll: Thanks for posting the pics MM. :thumbs_up:

What other cats are also endangered? Or are they just rare because they are nocturnal? :hmz:


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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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Picnic, I think I once saw one close to Mapungubwe, but as road kill :cry: :cry: Needless to say, I shed many tears.

There is a rehab centre close to Middleburg in the Cape that has a little rehab centre for endangered cats. I need to try to download one of their vidoes. DB so kindly gave me intructions, but :doh: MM has a hard drive problem when it comes to following instructions.

I recieve Africa Geographic on a monthly basis. It is in one of these that I read about the Africa Golden cat. It must be one of the most beautiful species around. They are extremely rare and these were captured by a night cam.

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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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Thank you MM for sharing information and photo’s of something that I did not know. Very interesting :thumbs_up:

Meandering Mouse wrote:
There is a rehab centre close to Middleburg in the Cape that has a little rehab centre for endangered cats.


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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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What a beauty that African Golden Cat is........... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Black Footed Cat has been on my wish list for years!!!!....... :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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That is beautiful, Michael. 8) It looks very powerful.

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:D Thanks for sharing you guys. 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Rare and endangered creatures
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WOW :clap:

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