International Society For Endangered Cats

A Voice For The Wild Cats of the World

African Small Wild Cats

The six small wild cat species found in Africa and the Middle East, arranged by size:

Black-footed Cat by P Cromer

Black-footed Cat Felis nigripes 1-2.5 kg

Sand Cat Felis margarita 1-3 kg

Wildcat Felis silvestris 3-8 kg (African subspecies)

Caracal Caracal caracal 6-18 kg

African Golden Cat Profelis aurata 7-16 kg

Serval Leptailurus serval 7-18 kg

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