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Predation Upon Large Herbivores by Lions

Lions are amongst the most capable predators of large herbivores. Macropredation in lions is an important issue with ecological bearings. Lions prey upon several big animals. The first example that ..
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The Lions of the Desert

Desert Lions are amongst the most unique large predators on earth, that reside in the deserts of Africa. They have adapted to their life in deserts with unique behavioral modifications. They reside ..
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Cheetahs and Their Preservation

Cheetahs are amongst the most incredible animals on earth. Built for great speed, Cheetahs are specialists when it comes to hunting fast, agile prey animals in broad daylight. Capable of reaching ..
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Some Information Regarding Bobcats

Here are some important facts regarding the incredible Bobcats: 1. Bobcats are part of the Lynx genus of felines and are the smallest of the four Lynx cats. 2. Modern Bobcats have apparently evolved .
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Some Information About the Lynx

Here are some important facts about the lynx. 1. Lynx is a feline genus that includes four felines: Canadian Lynx, Eurasian Lynx, Iberian Lynx and Bobcat. 2. Lynx are cats of northern hemisphere ..
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Some Facts About Jaguars

Following are some interesting facts about the remarkable Jaguars. 1. Jaguar is the third largest wild cat. 2. Jaguar resides almost exclusively in South America where it is the top predator. 3. ..
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Information Regarding the Gorilla

Great apes, gorillas seem to have evolved from lesser apes nearly twenty million years ago. They are currently divided variously into species and subspecies, though four distinct subspecies seem to ..
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Information Regarding Whales

The biggest of all animals, Whales are divided into two suborders: Mysticeti meaning Baleen Whales and Odontoceti or Toothed Whales. Baleen Whales are larger and have a baleen, a sieve like structure .
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Some Facts Regarding Cheetahs

Following are some interesting facts regarding Cheetahs. 1. Cheetahs are the fastest of all land mammals. 2. Cheetahs are in fact capable of generating great bursts of speed, reaching from zero to ..
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Feline Panleukopenia Disease

Feline Panleukopenia or Feline Distemper is a serious disease that occur in cats. It is also known as Feline Distemper. The illness is caused by a Parvovirus that is present everywhere in the ..
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Persian Leopard

Persian leopard is the biggest subspecies of leopard. It is also one of the rarest. Also known as Iranian Leopard, it is found in scattered numbers in a number of countries extending from South Asia ..
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The Aegean Cat

Aegean is a natural breed of cats. It is the only feline breed native to Greece. It is said to have originated from Greek Cycladic Islands located in the Aegean Sea. Formal development was initiated ..
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American Longhair Cat

American Longhair or Domestic Longhair is a breed of long haired felines. It has long beautiful hair and a well structured physique. It is one of the commonest breeds of cats found in America today ..
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Asian Semi Longhair Cat

Asian Semi-longhair is a beautiful cat breed. It is said to have originated in Britain during the 1980's. The cat also goes by the name of Tiffanie. Both names are used in different regions across ..
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Balinese Cat

Balinese cat is a long-haired feline breed of oriental origin that is similar to the Siamese. It has the same traits and appearance as the Siamese apart from its flowing long hair. The cats were ..
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The Birman Cat

Birman is a longhaired cat breed of Burma. It was first brought to France in 1920 where it was recognized and bred. In the years following the second world war, the cat spread to other nations and ..
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Can Indias Tigers Survive?

Can India's tigers survive against the huge odds stacked against them? Do they really stand a chance against rampant poaching, habitat destruction, loss of prey and killings by villagers? Nearly a ..
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British Semi Longhair Cat

British Semi-Longhair is a longhaired cat breed. It originated in Britain during the last century and is now kept through many countries as an adorable pet. Even as it is not yet recognized as a ..
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Chantilly Or Tiffany Cat

Chantilly/Tiffany is a feline breed that originated in United States. It goes either by the name of Chantilly or Tiffany and was first discovered in the late 1960's by a breeder in New York. The ..
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Himalayan Cat

Himalayan is a breed of long-haired felines. It is a very popular and pretty cat. The cat originated in 1930 in United States through breeding of Persian and Siamese cats. The objective was to create .
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Javanese Cat

Javanese is a long and slender breed amongst longhaired cats. The pretty feline is very much similar to the Balinese breed of cats, except for the former's rich array of versatile colors. A ..
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Maine Coon

Amongst the largest cat breeds, Maine Coon is an intelligent and pretty animal. As the name implies, the cat originated from the state of Maine in United States where it is officially recognized as ..
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Nebelung Cat

Nebelung is a longhaired cat breed that shares resemblance with the Russian Blue cat, apart from its long fur and plume tail. In fact the purpose of breeders initially was to create a cat that looked .
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Oriental Longhair Cat

Oriental Longhair is a long and slender cat quite similar to the Siamese in its body structure. It is also known as British Angora. First recognition of this feline was in the late nineteenth century .
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The Persian Cat

The Persian is one of the oldest cats in existence, with records of its presence dating back to times of Pharaohs in Egypt. It is generally believed though that the cat originated in Persia, now ..
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