Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)
|French:||Chat De Chine, Chat-léopard Du Bengale|
|Spanish:||Gato Bengalí, Gato De Bengala|
- The leopard cat is the most frequently recorded small cat across most of its range
- Leopard cats are able to swim well and have even colonised offshore islands throughout their range
- Commercial exploitation of the leopard cat has been heavy with thousands of skins exported from China in the 1980's
Classified as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (March, 2010)