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Scientific Name: Felis Serval

Subspecies: None

Distribution: All of Africa south of Sahara excepting the West African rainforest.

Habitat: Open savannas, from lightly bushed country to forests, particularly near marshy places or rivers. Also on high mountain moorlands.

Description: A rather slenderly built cat with a proportionately small head, large oval upstanding ears, elongated legs and a short tail ringed with black. coat yellowish buff, heavily marked with black spots, bands and stripes. It weighs around 18 - 20 kg and has a shoulder height of 50 - 60 cm.

Hunting method: Is often taken in connection with leopard hunting.

Hunting available in: Most African countries with trophy hunting.

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