Born Young rare golden cat in German zoo
The German zoo Allwetter Zoo were born Young rare species of wild cat - Asian golden cat.
Two kittens were born through artificial insemination is successfully carried out. One is now in the care of my mother-cat, and the second was taken to his employees of the zoo and feed artificially. So it will be a better chance that both cubs will survive.
Asian golden cat (temminka) very rare species, threatened with extinction. Habitat: China (Tibet), India, Thailand, Indonesia (Sumatra), Malaysian Peninsula, Burma, Vietnam, Laos.
The Asian golden cat larger African golden cat. Something similar to a gold cat cougar except color and its large size. small head. Long paws with retractable claws, front short rear.
When the cat hurry, it moves with great leaps, pushing and jumping back on his front paws. At rest goes "hand in hand", as the domestic cat.
The nose and paw pads - pink. The ears are rounded. The fur is long and dense. Color: body basic background of dark brown. Located near the eyes white stripes. lower body and the tail end - are white. Size: varies greatly due to the range - 66-105 cm, tail length - 35-56 cm. 12-16 kg.
Leads a secretive life. The population of approximately about 10 000 individuals. The local population hunts for gold cat for his bones, which are used in traditional medicine. It is believed that the crushed bones treat fever in children. Gold cat meat is considered a delicacy. animals are often persecuted because of their attacks on livestock.