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Wild Cat Fun Facts

Did you know that wild cats are found on almost every continent? There are no wild cats in Antarctica or Australia. Since they are found in almost every corner of the world, there are so many interesting facts about wild cats!

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There are 40 different types of wild cats.

Learn more about the Iberian Lynx

“Felidae” means “cat”.

Learn more about the Pallas’s Cat

There are a lot of names for groups of cats.

Learn more about the Cheetah

Amur (Siberian) Tigers are the biggest cat in the world!

Learn more about the Tiger

Leopards can be found in more parts of the world than any other big cat.

Learn more about the Leopard

House cats hate water, but wild cats actually like to swim and are quite good at it!

Learn more about the Fishing Cat

Lions can sleep up to 20 hours a day.

Learn more about the Lion

Pumas are also called “mountain lions”, “cougars”, and sometimes even “screamers”!

Learn more about the Mountain Lion

Bobcats are the most common wild cat in the USA.

Learn more about the Bobcat

Jaguars and ocelots are very rare in the USA.

Learn more about the Ocelot

Canadian Lynxes are found in northern US states.

Learn more about the Canadian Lynx

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