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African Wildcat (Felis sylvestris caffra) Taken in December 2015, near Windhoek, Namibia. Known as Vaalboskat, in Afrikaans. Africa,African wildcat,Felidae,Felinae,Felis silvestris,Felis silvestris cafra,Geotagged,Namibia,Southern Africa,Southern African wildcat,Summer,Wildcat,feline,mammal,wildcat Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

The Southern African wildcat is one of five subspecies of the wildcat, and is native to southern and south-eastern Africa.
It was formerly considered conspecific with the African or Near Eastern wildcat , but has been recognised as a distinct subspecies on the basis of genetic analysis. Morphological evidence suggests the break between the two African subspecies to occur in the south-east, in the area of Tanzania and Mozambique.

In Afrikaans it is called 'vaalboskat'; in Swahili.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Jul 28, 2016. Captured Jul 26, 2016 10:31 in Unnamed Road, Namibia.