Nature

Wildcat (Felis silvestris)

14/08/2017 -

The wildcat (Felis silvestris). Compared to other members of the Felinae, the wildcat is a small species, but is nonetheless larger than the housecat. Males measure up to 91 cm in body length, and normally weigh 5 to 10 kg. The wildcat feeds primarily on mice, voles, ground voles and hares. On rare occasions, young chamois and roe deer, are also attacked.