Thursday, September 17, 2009

5 Small Cat Species I Bet You Ain't Never Heard of Before Neither

(I'm too distracted to write anything more today. Enjoy the cats.)

1. Pampas Cat (Leopardus pajeros)

Found in the Pampas region of Chile and Argentina.

2. Iriomote Cat (Mayailurus iriomotensis)

Very rare, found only on the small Japanese island of Iriomote.

3. Jaguarundi (Herpailurus yaguaroundi)

Found from SW U.S. to central South America.

4. Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)

Found throughout SE Asia.

5. Pallas's Cat (Otocolobus manul)

Found in the steppes, grasslands, region of Central Asia.


S. Leigh said...

Sorry for snooping, but interesting post! :)

The only cat of those species I've even heard of was the Iriomote cat, because it was featured in a Japanese show (called Azumanga Daioh) about a girl who is followed home by one that isn't particularly friendly.

lol at the Jaguarundi, poor thing...

Mr. Snefru said...

Now i have to go find that Anime...