Caracal

Caracal caracal

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Distribution:

Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia

Habitat:

Shrublands, grasslands, savannahs and dry forests.

Diet:

Hares, antelopes, rodents, small primates and birds.

Gestation:

70 - 80 days, two - four kittens.

Longevity:

12 - 17 years.

Predators:

Lions, Leopards, Hyenas

Conservation Status:

Least Concern

At Hamilton Zoo:

We have one male Caracal, Khafre, at Hamilton Zoo.
He's sure to spot you before you see him!