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

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

  1. FelidLover

    FelidLover Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't call that humble!!
     
  2. ThylacineAlive

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    Me neither!

    There's quite a few species on that list I wouldn't mind adding to mine.

    ~Thylo:cool:
     
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    African Lion- Toronto, African Lion Safari, Shanghai, Shanghai Wild Animal Park
    Tiger- (Siberian, Sumatran, South China, Malaysian, White Bengal)- Toronto, Toronto, Shanghai, Shanghai Zoo Shanghai Wild Animal Park respectively
    Leopard- Shanghai Zoo
    Snow Leopard- Toronto
    Jaguar- (Generic, black)- Toronto Zoo, Shanghai Zoo
    Clouded Leopard- Toronto Zoo
    Fishing Cat- Singapore Night Safari
    Caracal- Toronto Zoo
    Serval- Toronto Zoo
    Cheetah- Toronto Zoo, African Lion Safari, Shanghai Zoo
    Puma- Toronto Zoo, Shanghai Zoo
    Eurasian Lynx- Shanghai Zoo
    Canadian Lynx- Toronto Zoo
    Domestic Cat- Smeared on the road outside my apartment, sadly..
     
  4. IanRRobinson

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    Right, let's try to impress:

    Ocelot
    Margay
    Oncilla
    Geoffroy's Cat
    "Pampas" cat - think this was actually Pantanal Cat, at Kilverstone, late 1980s
    Wildcat(Scottish-which I don't believe is unique-, European, African, Indian Desert)
    Jungle Cat
    Sand Cat
    Black-footed Cat
    Pallas' Cat
    Leopard Cat (South Asian form and Amur - could quite believe THAT was a full species)
    Fishing Cat
    Rusty-spotted Cat
    Temminck's (Asian Golden) Cat
    Serval
    Caracal
    Puma
    Jaguarundi
    Cheetah (including a King at Wuppertal)
    Northern Lynx (nominate and Siberian)
    Bobcat
    Clouded Leopard
    Snow Leopard (my all time favourite animal)
    Tiger (Malayan, Siberian and Sumatran purebred, plus white, "marmalade" and zoo hybrid)
    Lion (Asiatic, "Barbary"- a male at Port Lympne some twenty years ago fitted the notional bill, general zoo and white)
    Leopard (Amur, Chinese, Persian, Sri Lankan, Javan, general zoo and black)
    Jaguar (black and normal coloured)

    I also saw a medium sized rich brown felid at Port Lympne some twenty years ago that I would dearly like to believe was a (African) Golden Cat, but the enclosure had no label, my camera was not with me, and I cannot honestly claim certainty over the sighting.
     
  5. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    As noted elsewhere, the Kilverstone cat is now known to have been a Colocolo.

    Do you know which subspecies of Asian Golden Cat you have seen?

    The timing fits for it to have been an African Golden Cat.
     
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  6. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    I might just kill myself if GiantEland posts his list!!:p

    ~Thylo:cool:
     
  7. Arizona Docent

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  8. Buldeo

    Buldeo Well-Known Member

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    National Geographic has uploaded a video of a rather spectacular jaguar kill in the Pantanal wetlands. A big male (a buck eighty by my estimate) swims across a river, sneaks up on a caiman, and kills* it in one pounce.

    http://youtu.be/DBNYwxDZ_pA

    I'm guessing that he severed the spinal cord.

    Another photographer managed to capture the attack from a different angle. Check ' em out here.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. BeardsleyZooFan

    BeardsleyZooFan Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for sharing that awesome video Buldeo!
    Too bad they titled it "Jaguar Attacks Crocodile."
     
  10. nanoboy

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    Whilst the majority of the 20 million viewers probably have no idea of the difference and couldn't care less, I think that Nat Geo should be accurate regardless.
     
  11. ThylacineAlive

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    It has just been announced that the June 2014 annual conference of the Feline Conservation Federation will be held in Phoenix, Arizona (USA). Host facility will be Out Of Africa. After being a member of the FCF for around three years, looks like I will finally get to attend a conference.
     
  13. Arizona Docent

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    I am organizing a wild cat photo trip in Europe for a week in October 2014. If any cat lovers are interested, you can find the information here:
    europe tour a
     
  14. TheMightyOrca

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    We're listing the cats we've seen, eh? This list is probably incomplete, but whatever.

    Tiger (Malayan, Sumantran, and Amur. I've also seen white tigers, which are apparently Bengal/Siberian mixes?)
    African lion
    Ocelot
    Fishing cat
    Caracal
    Serval
    Black-footed cat
    Clouded leopard
    Cougar
    Jaguar
    Leopard
     
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    I caught that on Mr. Conniff's blog. Good article. He's been keeping tabs on this situation for some time, and you can find more of his work over at Strange Behaviors. In keeping in theme with the thread though, he's posted some really cool big cat videos over the past week or so!
     
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  19. Komodo99

    Komodo99 Well-Known Member

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    Being a big fan of big and small wildcats I thought I would post.

    Species I have seen
    Siberian Tigers(Blackpool Zoo,Knowsley Safari Park)
    Sumatran Tigers(Chester,Welsh Mountain)
    Snow Leopard(Lakeland Wildlife Oasis,Welsh Mountain,Combe Martin)
    African Lion(Blackpool Zoo,Knowsley Safari Park)
    Asiatic Lion(Chester)
    Jaguar(Chester)
    Serval(Chester)
    Scottish Wildcat(Used to work with them)
    Sudan Cheetah(Chester)

    Big Cat species on my bucket list
    All species of Panthera Pardus
    Clouded Leopard
    Mountain Lion
    Margay
     
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  20. Dassie rat

    Dassie rat Well-Known Member

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    Here is my list from memory
    Lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar, snow leopard, clouded leopard
    Puma, jaguarundi, cheetah
    Asiatic and African golden cats
    Leopard, fishing and rusty-spotted cats
    Wild, sand, black-footed and Pallas's cats
    Canada and Eurasian lynxes, bobcat
    Serval, caracal
    Ocelot, margay, oncilla, Geoffroy's cat, pampas cat