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Welcome the Negros Leopard Cat #Caturday

Meme: Happy #Caturday! We took this photo from our trip to Silliman University’s Natural History Museum.

Prionailurus bengalensis (Leopard Cat)

Although widely distributed in mainland Asia, Leopard Cats are restricted to few islands in the Philippines, which include Negros and Palawan. The Leopard cat is the only true wild cat found in the Philippines. Other species, sometimes called wild cats, belong to another Family.

Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae

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