Europäische Wildkatze / European Wildcat (Deep Nature)

Europäische Wildkatze auch Waldkatze / European Wildcat / chat sauvage d’Europe - chat forestier / Европейский лесной кот / Felis silvestris silvestris

The European Wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris) is a subspecies of the wildcat that inhabits forests of Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Europe, as well as Scotland, Turkey and the Caucasus Mountains; it has been extirpated from Scandinavia, England, and Wales. Some authorities restrict F. s. silvestris to populations of the European mainland, in which case populations of Scotland, Mediterranean islands, Turkey and Caucasus are regarded as separate subspecies.

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Taken: November 14, 2011
Uploaded: November 17, 2011
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Captured with:
Canon EOS 7D

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