The Caracal (aka desert lynx) is a wild cat widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and SW Asia into India. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.
The caracal, also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. The word caracal is derived from the Turkish words "kara kulak," which means "black ear.
BEAUTIFUL FACE Did you know that a Puma, a Mountain Lion, a Cougar and a Panther (not to be confused with Black Panthers of Asia, Africa and Latin America) are all the same animal? The latin name for the smallest of the big cats is Puma concolor.