Caracal ( Felis caracal )
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The Caracal is distributed in Africa and in southern parts of Asia. There it inhabits dry savannas, plains, lowlands and mountains. Males weigh about 35 pounds whereas females are slightly lighter weighting about 30 pounds. It has a got brown fur, long legs, big feet and long ears.
It is a solitary, terrestrial and nocturnal carnivore climbing extremely well. Felis caracal has a strong jaw and usually eats small mammals, rodents, birds, poultry, antelopes etc. Caracals mate during the whole year with the gestation period lasting over 2 months. Small young are very sensitive and vulnerable so their mother has to take care of them.