ALL 40 BREEDS OF DOMESTIC CAT DESCEND FROM FELIS SILVESTRIS LIBYCA

FELIS SILVESTRIS LIBYCA     All of the world’s approximate 600 million domesticated cats belonging to approximately 40 different breeds are descendants of the Near Eastern Wildcat, also known as the African Wildcat or Felis Silvestris Libyca. The 37 species of cats living today belong to the family Felidae and are divided into three main […]

PROAILURUS OR THE LEMAN’S DAWN CAT?

  Fossil remains found in France of the Proailurus or Leman’s Dawn Cat,  which evolved from the Miacids, prove that it first appeared about 30 million years ago, and is the common ancestor of the cat family Felidae. Descended from the Miacids, the Proailurus or Leman’s Dawn Cat appeared about 30 million years ago. Fossils […]