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Sand Cat
       
     
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sand cat
       
 
Common Name Sand Cat
Scientific Name Felis margarita
Range Sahara; Middle East to Turkestan
Status Near Threatened
Comments This small cat lives in extremely hot and dry areas and it's paws are covered with long hairs which protect it's skin against hot sand. It can survive in temperatures ranging from 25ºF to 125ºF.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Felis
Species: F. margarita

last update 6/22/08
 
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