Found in the forests of Southeast asia is a wild cat that has become a common household pet. On this episode we bring you the Asian Leopard cat.
Lurking among the rain forests, deciduous and coniferous forests, semi deserts and scrublands this small spotted wild cat has more than 10 subspecies.
Measuring up to 30 inches or e quarters of a meter long and weighing up to 16 lbs or 7.3 kg this cat is known for their unique fur coat. Based on their geographical location, their coat will differ in color being more yellowish in the southern regions and silver in northern parts. Falling victim to heavy poaching, the asian leopard cat's coat has high value on the black market. Habitat loss is also to blame for the declining numbers of this cat as well.