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New Wild Cats World Ambassadors: cheetahs Spiky & Speedy

For a the start of a huge new project with cheetahs, two wonderful ambassadorcheetahs will arrive soon at our cheetah alliance Felidae Centre. Brother Spiky & Sister Speedy, two young mother-raised cheetahs. More info and photos about them is following soon.

cheetahs Spiky & Speedy

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African Golden Cat (Profelis Aurata)

The African Golden Cat (Profelis aurata) is a medium-sized wild cat distributed over the rainforests of West and Central Africa. It is about 80 cm (31.5 inches) long, and has a tail of about 30 cm (approximately one foot) in length. It is a close relative of both the Caracal and the Serval. However, current classification places it as the only member of the genus Profelis.

Due to its extremely hidden living style, not much is known about this cat’s behaviour.

The African Golden Cat is able to climb, but hunts primarily on the ground. Prey includes rodents, birds and monkeys. It also hunts duiker and even the Giant Forest Hog.