The Caracal (aka desert lynx) is a wild cat widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and SW Asia into India. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.
Kitty (by Justin Lo). Did you know that a Puma, a Mountain Lion, a Cougar & a Panther (not to be confused with Black Panthers of Asia, Africa & Latin America) are all the same animal? The Latin name for the smallest of the big cats is Puma concolor.