Rusty-Spotted Cat

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The rusty-spotted cat has relatively large eyes, which may be an adaptation to its seemingly nocturnal behavior.

The head and ears of the rusty-spotted cat are small and rounded and they have relatively large eyes for their size.

The rusty-spotted cat’s expansive eyes may be an adapatation to its nocturnal behaviour. The cat seems to be nocturnal as most observations have been at night. During hours of sunshine, it lies in a hollow log, tree or thicket in small woods of heavy timber or in thick scrub-jungles.

Sources: (Anwar, Kumar, Vattakavan, 2010; Athreya, 2010; Behera & Borah, 2010; Cat Specialist Group; Dmoch, 1997; Gavali, Lakhmapurkar, Vyas, 2008; Kumara & Singh, 2007; Miles, 2013; Patel, 2006, 2010; Pillay, 2008; Sunquist & Sunquist, 2002; Vyas & Upadhyay, 2007)
Image: Cloudtail the Snow Leopard

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