Friday, May 27, 2016

Chinese mountain cat

The Chinese mountain cat (Felis Bieti), also known as the Chinese desert cat or Chinese steppe cat, is a rare wild feline native to the foothills of Central and Northern China as well as in Southern Mongolia. They mainly prey on pikas, rodents, and birds and are nocturnal. They breed between January and March and give birth of up to 2 to 4 kittens. It is also one of the 6 felines in the Felis genus along with the domestic house cat, jungle cat, wildcat, black footed cat, and sand cat. there is another type of mountain cat called the Andean mountain cat. It is one of the 3 types of steppe cats along with the Pallas's cat and Asiatic wildcat.

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