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T-shirt campaign for Wild Cats World

T-shirt campaign week of March 23rd, 2015

T-shirt campaign week of March 23rd, 2015

!!!This campaign has been a true success!!!

This campaign started on March 23rd and ended today.

We thank all generous wildcat fans for ordering many of the t-shirts, which are all sent and soon to be delivered.

You are a true support of the WCW team who is working hard – day in day out – benefiting the cat species in the wild and in our (S.A.) project!

Please do send us your selfie wearing the shirts!

 

 


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Cat of the month

Jaguarondi (Herpailurus Yagouaroundi)

The jaguarundi (Herpailurus Yaguarondi) is a medium-sized wild cat. Not related to the jaguar, though the name seems to say otherwise, but it’s closely related to the cougar (puma) and also to the cheetah. It has short legs and an appearance somewhat like an otter; the ears are short and rounded. The coat is unspotted, uniform in colour, and varying from blackish to brownish grey (grey phase) or from foxy red to chestnut (red phase). The cat’s ranges from Southern Texas to South America.

As this cat is closely related to the much larger and heavier cougar, evident by its similar genetic structure and chromosome count count, the jaguarundi is also said to be in the genus Puma although it is more often classified under a separate genus, Herpailurus. Until recently both cats were classified under the genus Felis.

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