European wildcat

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Synonyms for European wildcat

bushy-tailed wildcat of Europe that resembles the domestic cat and is regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat

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Three smaller carnivore species, the European wildcat (Felis silvestris caucasica), the red fox (Vulpes vulpes), and the pine marten (Martes martes), are still widespread throughout Anatolia, and their numbers may be stable (BPPC and EEII 2002; Curnata 2002; Garman 2000).
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