Asiatic golden cat (Pardofelis temminckii)

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IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened NEAR
THREATENED

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  • The Asiatic golden cat is usually reddish gold, but it also occurs as dark brown, bright red, grey, spotted or melanistic morphs
  • Primarily found in forests, the Asiatic golden cat prefers to live in forest away from human disturbance
  • Like most cats, the Asiatic golden cat is solitary except during mating
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Asiatic golden cat description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyFelidae
GenusPardofelis (1)

Information on the Asiatic golden cat (Pardofelis temminckii) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
golden cat, Temminck's cat.
French
Chat De Temminck, Chat Doré D'Asie.
Spanish
Gato Dorado Asiático.
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Asiatic golden cat status

The Asiatic golden cat is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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