The Sand Cat

Endangered animals of the Middle East

Description

The sand cat is a small rare mammal that lives in dry sandy deserts and stony desserts.

Adaptation

The Sand Cat has short claws and short legs, its body length is 30 inches long . It has thick coat of fur to protect it from the sun, it can survive in temperatures from −5 °C 23 °F To 52 °C 126 °F .



Habitat

sand cat live in both stony and sandy deserts far away from water. it will live in burrows and in little caves.

Food chain

the sand cat is a carnivore it hunts small birds, lizards and other things. the sand cat will drink when ever there is water available. its predators are snakes lions and other big cats.

WARNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The video you are about to watch contains really cute cats :D

Cute cats: Rare sand kittens born in Tel Aviv

sources

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href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bontempscharly/6900544301/">MrGuilt</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>


photo credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/elorraine/3623814369/">Eric Lorraine</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>


photo credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bontempscharly/4415787998/">MrGuilt</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>


photo credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bontempscharly/6744978379/">MrGuilt</a> via <a href="http://photopin.com">photopin</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>


Other stuff: a book... "WILD CATS"