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  • n. Plural form of caracal.


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  • Livestock farmers often use poisoned carcasses to kill "problem" animals such as black-backed jackals (Canis mesomelas) and caracals (Felis caracal), resulting in the poisoning of nontarget raptors.

    Kalahari xeric savanna

  • Blackbacked jackals (Canis mesomelas), caracals (Felis caracal), and vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres) are common target species.

    Southern Africa bushveld

  • Sarel Wessels of Kroonstad owns the caracals and other cats.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The two arrived at holding pens at the Soetdoring Nature Reserve outside Bloemfontein where five lions, four caracals and two serval cats were kept.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A concern was the listing of jackals, porcupines and caracals and the prohibition and regulation of hunting them as they were viewed as damage-causing animals.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The sand cat sat in a basket right behind its window, and one of the caracals got into a cardboard box.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • They raise Fennec Foxes as well as caracals, servals, coatimundis, palm civets, Patagonian cavies, brush tail opossums, dama wallabys, chinchillas and snakes.

    Zach Klein's Universal Feed

  • Note: in experiments with caracals, the ear tufts also help pick up sound vibrations, caracals whose ear tufts were trimmed off were less able to hunt small prey in long grass.

  • Predators include caracals (Caracal caracal), golden jackals (Canis aureus), black backed jackals (Canis mesomelas), leopards (Panthera pardus, EN), lions (Panthera leo, VU), spotted hyaenas (Crocuta crocuta) and servels (Felis serval).

    Ethiopian montane forests


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