Asiatic wildcat

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Asiatic wildcat
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Scientific classification
Trinomial name
Felis silvestris ornata
Gray, 1830–1832

The Asiatic wildcat (Felis silvestris ornata) is also known as the Asian Steppe wildcat or Indian Desert cat. It is a subspecies of the Wildcat.

It lives mainly in the Thar Desert, and the Rann of Kutch in India and Pakistan. It is about the size of a domestic cat, with a pale yellowish body marked with black spots.

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  1. Driscoll, C., Nowell, K. (2010). "Felis silvestris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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