Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis)

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Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis)
Description of Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis): same size as domestic cats, his body is smooth and short coat color is distinctive, which is brownish yellow with mottled black on the head until the neck rest spotty black-spotted color pattern is completely absent in the cat-other wild cats. The bottom of the belly white with brown spots. Its tail is long, more than half its body length. Cats always seem to roam the forest, alone or in pairs of male and female. Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis) is an animal rainforest.

Bobcat reproductive period of the year with a gestation period of about 70 days. At each birth produced 2-4 pups. Up to 10 days, the kitten can open the eyes of the woods yet. But once you can see, these kittens may soon find themselves prey. Female cats are male assisted in parenting. Forest kittens sex in early adult life when reaching the age of 13 months.

Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis)
Scientific classification Cat Forest:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammals
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Felis

Habitat Forest Cat (Felis bengalensis): The life that occupies bertetumbuhan area is forest and near the township. This cat uses nest made ​​in small caves or burrows in stone. During the day this cat sleeping in the nest, the new night out looking for prey. Prey in the form of small animals have, like birds, bats, rats, snakes, lizards and deer. Agility to climb trees and swim skill of great help in the hunt to find prey. Bobcat often jump out of a tree to pounce on prey on the ground. The distribution is broad, ranging from Lembag Amur in Russia to China, India and Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, this cat is found in Sumatra, Java, Bali and Borneo.

Keyword: Forest Cat, Felis bengalensis, Cat
original post in Indonesian blogmhariyanto