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Felidae (cats)

Wikipedia Abstract

Felidae is the family of cats. A member of this family is also called a felid.Living cats belong to the subfamilies:Pantherinae – including tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard, snow leopard and clouded leopardFelinae – including all the non-pantherine catsCats are obligate carnivores; they must consume meat to survive. Therefore, they are sometimes referred to as hypercarnivores because of the much higher proportion of protein they require in their diet, much more than most other mammals.
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Acinonyx (cheetah) (1)
Caracal (caracal) (1)
Catopuma (Asiatic golden cat and bay cat) (2)   (1)
Felis (small cats) (7)   (1)
Leopardus (small American cats) (10)   (1)
Leptailurus (serval) (1)
Lynx (lynxes) (4)   (1)
Neofelis (clouded leopard) (2)
Panthera (roaring cats) (4)   (1)
Pardofelis (marbled cat) (1)
Prionailurus (Asian small cats) (5)   (1)
Profelis (African golden cat) (1)
Puma (puma and jaguarundi) (2)
Uncia (snow leopard) (1)   (1)

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