Asian Wild Cats List. The leopard cat lineage is the second 'youngest' lineage that arose around 6.2 mya (million years ago) from ancestors that crossed back to asia from north america. The fur is moderately long, dense and coarse.
It occurs only on the island of borneo and it is as mysterious to science as it was first. We all know about the wild cats such as lions, tigers, cougars, leopards and even jaguars, but there's a whole world of small and big cats out there, especially a bunch of rare cat breeds that you've probably never heard of! Photos and information of asian wild cats including identification, habitat, range, diet, breeding and conservation status.
The asian or asiatic golden cat lives in forests of southeast asia.
* the exact number of cat species is liable to change as research into cat classification is ongoing. It has been cross bred with domestic cats to have the look of a wild cat but the temperament of your house cat. It can be found in forest areas throughout indonesia, philippines, borneo, malaysia, thailand, myanmar, laos, cambodia, china and taiwan. Cat species evolved into a distinct family (felidae) roughly 25 million.