Steppe wildcat

Sunday 2nd June 2024

Steppe wildcat: This is what the ancestor of domestic cats looks like – Russia Beyond

In Kalmykia, Astrakhan and the Nogai steppes of Dagestan lives a wild cat very similar to a domestic cat with its stripes.
Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.