Marbled Cat


MARBLED CAT
Common Name(s): Marbled Cat
Scientific Name: Felis [Pardofelis] Marmorata
Weight: 12 pounds
Head/Body: 21 inches
Tail: 15 inches
Subspecies: 2
Gestation: Unknown
Status: Endangered
Estimated World Population: ~10,000

A rare cat, the marbled cat resembles a long-tailed cat in size and build. Its beautiful, striking coat is pale brown, with irregular slightly darker brown blotches sharply outlined in dark brown or black. Its long cylindrical tail is full from rump to tip and carries its body pattern.

The marbled cat may be found in the forests of the Maylay peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and some neighboring small islands, where it hunts by day, from trees, and seeks birds and eggs.

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