Caracal caracal / Caracal
- Dry forests, savannahs, steppes and semi-deserts
- Small mammals, birds, but also small ungulates
- Gestation/breeding period
- 70 - 80 days
- Mode of life
~ 1 m
~ 18 kg
~ 20 years
How endangered are Caracals?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
Least concern Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
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