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5 fascinating facts about caracals

These graceful wild cats are not as well-known as lions and tigers, but they definitely deserve to be adored. If you don't know much about these animals, you should take a look at these 5 little-known caracal facts.


There are more wild cat species in the world than you think – enjoy the most adorable pictures of them!

Some quick caracal fun facts:

  • they reach 40-50 cm (16-20 in) at the shoulder;
  • males are a bit larger;
  • they are usually active during nighttime;
  • in Ancient Egypt, they were used for hunting;
  • they live in Africa, Central Asia, the Middle East and India.


Did you like these caracal fun facts? Do you know any other important facts about these animals? Tell us in the comments!


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29 Comments
Diana Sarnicki
Loved The Information ! Did Not know of Caracals
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Mar 28, 2020 10:30PM
Kathy Phillips
love it
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Mar 28, 2020 12:14PM
Gwyneth Thomas
Interesting yes I though they were lynx
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Mar 28, 2020 6:53AM
teraagee
They are beautiful. Never heard of them before.
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Mar 25, 2020 11:32PM
Chriss Crockford
Not heard of this beautiful animal before, thank you
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Mar 25, 2020 6:40PM
Gautam Shiv Vir
Beautiful creatures
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Mar 25, 2020 3:29PM
Linda Spreng
Another easy way to differentiate between caracal and lynx -- the caracal doesn't have the bushy sideburns that the lynx does.
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Mar 25, 2020 1:15PM
Maqsood Baluch
INTERESTING THANKS.
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Mar 25, 2020 12:56PM
Cheryl McMeekin
Beautiful, very interesting info.
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Mar 25, 2020 12:34PM
Lynne Cage
Love all cats, small & big 🐾🐾
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Mar 25, 2020 3:31AM
Melissa Hess
Gorgeous creature! I love all cats, big and small!
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Mar 25, 2020 12:01AM
feliciaacarter
What a magnificent animal!!🤗🤗🤗
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Mar 24, 2020 10:41PM
Renato Pelejo
Beautiful wild Cat.
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Mar 24, 2020 10:20PM
Nancy Gardner
Beautiful cat, love those eyes.
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Mar 24, 2020 10:12PM
Krishanapuram Venkatakrishna Muralidharan
Good information
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Mar 24, 2020 8:53PM

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