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Black-footed Cat Home Ranges
February 21, 2012Posted by on
For their diminutive size, Black-footed Cats have astonishingly large home ranges. Male ranges average 20.7 sq km and may reach 25 sq. km. Home ranges of the males overlap the ranges of one to four females. Female home ranges are generally smaller, at around 10 sq. km. Young males disperse far from their parent’s range, while young females settle in adjacent ranges or take over part of their mother’s range.
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