Photos of rare Saharan animals

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Photos of rare Saharan animals

Post by pawnee » Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:29 pm

These animals were caught on camera from researchers studying Nigerian animals in the sahara. Some are actually really rare, for instance; I've never even heard of the Saharan cheetah.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_ne ... 304974.stm

the sandcats and foxes though, are my favourites. They seem rather cute and have silly poses.
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Post by Alpha Female » Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:15 pm

Really neat pictures Pawnee! I really love the fennec foxes, they look so cute. =3
I don't think I've ever seen pictures of the African wild cat, though they are very neat cats.
Thanks for sharing. =3
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Post by CallingProphecy » Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:41 pm

Awesome pictures,Pawnee! I've heard of the wildcat,they are one of my favorite animals.The Fennec foxes are so cute!Iv'e never heard of a sand cat before-pretty unique creature.Wow,less than 10 Saharan cheetahs left?No wonder Iv'e never heard of them.A refuge is a great idea-it will allow the cats to reproduce and eventually return to the wild.Thanks for this!
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Re: Photos of rare Saharan animals

Post by Kivia » Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:16 pm

Wow, thanks for sharing, Pawnee! A lot of these cats look a lot like just common house cats; never knew that they would look so alike. xD Though I had that same thought when I saw the Fishing Cat when I visited the San Diego Zoo, 'cause I saw it in the enclosure and thought it was just a house cat.
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Post by wolfstreet » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:38 am

it's cute ^^ .
i like foxes and african wild cats , it's super cute > <

thanks for sharing ,pawnee : )
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Re: Photos of rare Saharan animals

Post by AlphaSasha » Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:28 pm

The sandcat was adorable! :mrgreen: Thanks for sharing!

And you know, I've never heard of most of those animals, actually. xD
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