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Karakal

Caracal
Caracal caracal / Caracal

Karakal
Habitat
Dry forests, savannahs, steppes and semi-deserts
Continent
Afrika
Food
Small mammals, birds, but also small ungulates
Gestation/breeding period
70 - 80 days
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Mammals
Order
Raubtiere

Did you know that?

~ 1 m
size

~ 18 kg
weight

~ 20 years
age

How endangered are Caracals?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Karakal
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

Dresden Zoo was the first zoo in the world to raise caracals in 1937.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Predator rock)

Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
12:30 Uhr
uncommented feeding
Karakal Jungtier

Caracal at the zoo tour

Zoo tour map




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