Rusty-Spotted Cat

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Because they are largely carnivorous, rusty-spotted cats play a role in controlling populations of small vertebrates.

Rusty-spotted cats are largely carnivorous and likely play a role in controlling populations of small vertebrates.

If individuals in the wild eat fruits, as is observed in the zoo setting, then rusty-spotted cats might benefit plants through the distribution of their seeds in fecal matter.

Sources: (Athreya, 2010; Dmoch, 1997; Miles, 2013; Sabapara, 1999)
Image: Alma Leaper, Lead Photographer – The Big Cat Sanctuary

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