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Tigers, Lions, & Leopards OH, MY! (Big Cats)

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by ThylacineAlive, 24 Oct 2012.

  1. natel12

    natel12 Well-Known Member

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    My list from memory
    Siberian tiger
    Sumatran tiger
    African lion
    Amur leopard
    African leopard
    Snow leopard
    African Cheetah
    Clouded leopard (I forget the species namebut I know it wasn't the sunda)
    Ocelot
    Canadian lynx
    Pallas cat
    Bobcat
    Mountain lion
    Fishing cat
    Sand cat

    Bucket list-
    Marbled cat
    Jaguar
    Barbary lion
     
  2. aardvark250

    aardvark250 Well-Known Member

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    I haven't seen much but I will post a list:

    Bengal tiger(golden tabby, white and normal)
    South China tiger
    Amur tiger
    African lion
    Asiatic lion
    Leopard
    Snow leopard
    Pallas cat
    Jaguar
    Canadian lynx
    Serval
    Cheetah
    Indochinese clouded leopard
    Leopard cat
    That seems to be it.
     
  3. Brum

    Brum Well-Known Member

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    It's called Indo-Chinese or Mainland clouded leopard. :)
     
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  4. animalszoos

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    Snow Leopard
    Malayan tiger
    Amur tiger
    Sumatran tiger
    Asiatic lion
    African lion
    Persian leopard
    Amur leopard
    Sunda clouded leopard
    Indochinese clouded leopard
    Sunda leopard cat (I've probably seen one of the Japanese leopard cat subspecies but I would not be able to remember as it would've been a long time ago)
    Fishing cat
    Pallas' cat
    Argentine cougar
    South African cheetah
    Jaguar
    Eurasian lynx
    Arabian Sand cat
    Ocelot
    Jaguarundi
    Domestic cat

    I would have liked to have been able to add Iberian Lynx to my list as I visited Selwo Aventura recently (as in less than 3 weeks ago), however the proper lynx enclosure with glass viewing and few hiding places was being renovated so the lynx were moved to their larger, natural, hilly enclosure meaning I could not spot it, even after 15 attempts.:mad:
     
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  5. Komodo99

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    One species I particularly want to see is the Amur Leopard.Who here has seen them,what zoo did you see them at and what did you think of the enclosure?
     
  6. TheEthiopianWolf03

    TheEthiopianWolf03 Well-Known Member

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    I have only went to a few zoos in California and I didn't even finish San Diego zoo :(.

    But here is my cat list so far:
    African lion
    Malaysian tiger
    Hybrid tiger (At Oakland zoo unless someone could tell me otherwise. They don't have any full identification on the tigers at the zoo)
    Snow leopard
    Fishing cat
     
  7. MagpieGoose

    MagpieGoose Well-Known Member

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    For me its:
    Asiatic Lion
    African Lion
    Amur Leopard
    Amur Tiger
    Indochinese Clouded Leopard
    Jaguar
    Snow Leopard
    Sri Lankan Leopard
    Sumatran Tiger
    Arabian Sandcat
    Caracal
    Carpathian Lynx
    Cougar
    Fishing Cat
    Geoffrey’s Cat
    Northern Lynx
    Ocelot
    Pallas Cat
    Scottish Wildcat
    Serval
    South African Cheetah
    Sudan Cheetah
     
  8. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Where did you see a Sunda clouded leopard?
     
  9. natel12

    natel12 Well-Known Member

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    They are fairly common in the U.S. which is a good thing as they are so endangered. I pretty much see them most days in a week
     
  10. animalszoos

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    I have seen them in a few small zoos in Borneo - there was one in a crocodile farm and another in a Mini Zoo. I have also visited Lok Kawi and I am also pretty certain that they have a sunda clouded leopard/s.
     
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  11. pachyderm pro

    pachyderm pro Well-Known Member

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    My random disorganized big cat list:

    Seen:
    African Lion
    Amur Tiger
    Malayan Tiger
    Amur Leopard
    Northern Chinese Leopard
    Serval
    Savannah Cat
    Puma/Cougar/Mountain Lion (You know the rest)
    Snow leopard
    Northern Lynx
    Pallas Cat
    Jaguar
    Afgan Leopard
    Fishing Cat
    Borneo Clouded Leopard
    Caracal
    Black-Footed Cat
    Sand Cat
    Cheetah
    Ocelot
    Domestic Cat

    Bucket List:
    Jaguarundi
    Asiatic Lion
    Javan Leopard
    African Leopard
    Geoffery's Cat
     
  12. Arizona Docent

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    Wow I knew about Lok Kawi (Sunda clouded leopard) but I thought that was the only one. Were the other two a long time ago or recent? What were the enclosures like?
     
  13. Mehdi

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    If I remember correctly, @Vision has seen one at Taman Safari II ;). According to the pictures I've found on the web, it seems to be a dimly-lit exhibit for one individual but I can't tell more about it since I've never been to Taman Safari (nor have I ever seen a Sunda clouded leopard; even though I wish to :p ).
     
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  14. natel12

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    Are there any zoos in North America that have sunda clouded leopards?
     
  15. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    No; as far as I am aware there are no members of this species outside the native range.
     
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  16. FunkyGibbon

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    Where and when did you see African golden cat?
     
  17. Tim May

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    I've seen almost exactly the same cat species as you have, "Dassie rat", although I have also been fortunate enough to see marbled cat and flat-headed cat too. Unfortunately, though, I only saw the latter species on one occasion and all I saw was a ball of fur, curled up in the corner of its cage; I never managed to get a good view of it.
     
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  18. TeaLovingDave

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    I imagine he saw the African Golden Cat back when Port Lympne and Howletts had the species; I believe the latter did not hold them for long, but the former held them until the late 1990s. He is a lucky bastard at any rate :p

    And you are a lucky bastard too Tim! :p
     
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  19. Tim May

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    Yes, I suspect you're correct. I've only ever seen African golden cat in Aspinall's collection so imagine the same is true for "Dassie rat".

    I was fortunate enough to see them many times at Port Lympne; I recall that one of the individuals there was very heavily spotted.
     
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  20. TeaLovingDave

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    Were you fortunate enough to get photographs? :p