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Growth of a male Caracal kitten felis Caracal in the Mountain Zebra National Park

J. H Grobler
Koedoe | Vol 25, No 1 | a611 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v25i1.611 | © 1982 J. H Grobler | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 December 1982 | Published: 02 December 1982

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J. H Grobler, Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa

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Three caracal (lynx) Fells caracal kittens, two females and a male were received from the Fish River area some 50 km north of Cradock, Republic of South Africa, on the 20th March 1980. These were found at the base of a dense Rhus erosa bush on the side of a hill and estimated at 14 days old based on the findings of Cade (1968 Int. Zoo Yb. 45) and Kralik (1967 Int. Zoo Yb. 132).

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