Asiatic golden cat (Pardofelis temminckii)
|Also known as:||golden cat, Temminck's cat|
|French:||Chat De Temminck, Chat Doré D'Asie|
|Spanish:||Gato Dorado Asiático|
- 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
The Asiatic golden cat is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (July, 2012)