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pschlute

Link Posted 21/10/2019 - 19:45
I have posted this before, but this is a new edit. Felis Silvestris, the Scottish Wildcat.



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McGregNi

Link Posted 21/10/2019 - 19:54
Should that not be "Felix Silvestris" ...?

A mean looking cat there... Great work filling the frame and getting such sharp clarity!
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Last Edited by McGregNi on 21/10/2019 - 19:54

pschlute

Link Posted 21/10/2019 - 20:19
Perhaps it can be spelled both ways Nigel but the most common one seems to be Felis.

I did not have to travel far to capture this chap. British wildlife centre in Surrey. It is a picture from a couple of years ago with a bit of new processing.
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Gwyn

Link Posted 21/10/2019 - 20:49
Lovely photo! Really well captured.

Felis is correct. A moggy is Felis Cattus, the cat family is felidae. Felis Sylvestre Grampa is sometimes used to distinguish the Scottish Wildcat from the related European Wildcat.
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