African Golden Cat
Species name: Felis aurata
Other names: gato dorado (Spanish); gnaou ya zamba (Lingala – West Africa); semaguruet (Kipsigi – East Africa)
Description: With one of the most wide-ranging coat colorings of any cat, the African Golden Cat certainly lives up to its name. It can be orange to gray, plain, a little spotted, or completely covered in spots.
It is often called the “leopard’s brother,” but not because of its spots – the two often live in the same neighborhood. Found in moist forests and mountains of Africa Golden Cat survives on monkeys, rodents, and other small animals.
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