Chinese mountain cat

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Chinese mountain cat[1]
Chinese Mountain Cat (Felis Bieti) in XiNing Wild Zoo.jpg
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F. bieti
Binomial name
Felis bieti
Felis bieti map.svg
Distribution of the Chinese mountain cat (in green)

The Chinese Mountain cat (Felis bieti), also known as the Chinese Desert cat, is a small wild cat of western China. It is a little-known member of the genus Felis, the common cats.

Some authorities regard the chutchta and vellerosa subspecies of the Wildcat as Chinese Mountain cat subspecies.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 534. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.