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Species & Wildlife - cats - Feline Species
Big Cats Online http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/agarman/
Big Cats Online offers a general introduction to the various species of
cat living in the wild today. It not only covers the 'Big Cats' - Leopard,
Lion, Tiger, Jaguar, Cheetah and Puma, but also introduces all of the
lesser known 'Wild Cat' species.
Cat Specialist Group http://lynx.uio.no/catfolk/
The Cat Specialist Group is an international panel of over 170 scientists,
wildlife managers and other specialists from 40 countries, who have volunteered
their expertise to the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - The World
Conservation Union, which is based in Switzerland. This site provides
detailed information on many species including survival status.
World Lynx http://lynx.uio.no/jon/lynx/lynxhome.htm
Dedicated to information on the endangered global situation of the Lynx
species The only wild feline that still spans the breadth of both Old
and Worlds in the northern hemisphere.
Information complements of www.vayulila.com
The cats are grouped according to the five geopolitical regions in which
North Africa and Southwest Asia
There are no cats (other than domestic) in Australasia and Oceania.
Some cats occur in more than one region. Where there is sufficient information,
an account has been written for each region in which a species occurs
(cheetah, caracal, wildcat, lion, and leopard); otherwise, a single species
account is included under the region with which the species is most strongly
Each regional chapter opens with a table which ranks the vulnerability
of the species occurring in the region. Species Accounts are presented
in that order. This introduction explains the structure of the Species
Accounts and the ranking of species vulnerabilty