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Caracal  Caracal,Caracal caracal,Geotagged,South Africa Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

    comments (3)

  1. Wow, it's just jumping, isn't it? Again, fantastic timing - great capture! Posted 9 years ago
  2. Great shot Posted 6 months ago
  3. incredible shot! wow!
    I've seen one Caracal in nature once - about 10 years ago. it is such a beautiful feline!
    Posted 6 months ago

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The caracal is a fiercely territorial medium-sized cat ranging over Western Asia, South Asia and Africa.

The word ''caracal'' comes from the Turkish word "karakulak", meaning "black ear". In North India and Pakistan, the caracal is locally known as ''syahgosh'' which is a Persian term meaning ''black ears''....hieroglyph snipped... In Afrikaans it is called ''Rooikat'', "red cat".

Although it has traditionally had the alternative names Persian Lynx, Egyptian Lynx and African.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Anneyoungimages
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Uploaded Apr 15, 2012. Captured in Kruger Park, South Africa.