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Leopard Cat

IUCN Status Globally: Least concern (LC)

Status in Pakistan: Hunting of these cats is prohibited in Pakistan

Scientific Name: Prionailurus bengalensis

Family: Felidae

Order: Carnivora

Class: Mammalia

Population Trend: Stable


This species is evaluated as Least Concerned on the red list of threatened species (IUCN) as it is broadly distributed around the world but it is vulnerable to habitat loss and hunting in Pakistan. Thus they are hard to spot in the wild.




References: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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