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The domestic cat (Latin: Felis catus) or the feral cat (Latin: Felis silvestris catus) is a small, ... Cats are thought to be primarily, though not solely, responsible for the extinction ..... Unlik...

Why Exotic Cats Don't Make Good Pets

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"Pet" is defined as "an animal that is domesticated and kept as a companion. ... There are times when any cat, no matter how much it likes you, will impulsively ... Our professional opinion is that big exotic cats, such as lions and tigers, should ...

The Myth of Domestication: Why Exotic Animals Can Never Really ...

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May 26, 2015 ... The elephant, in this case, has been tamed, not domesticated. ... between our domestic cats and dogs and wild tigers, lions, monkeys, and ...

How Cats Became Domesticated | IFLScience

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Nov 11, 2014 ... To digest their hypercarnivorous diets, cats need genes for breaking down fats; the team found lipid-metabolizing genes in cats and tigers (not ...

Why Can't All Animals Be Domesticated? | Why Can't Zebras Be ...

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Apr 30, 2012 ... Why not the rhinoceros, tiger, zebra, or any of the hundreds of other seemingly ... Lastly, with the exception of the cat, all the major domesticated ...

Big Cats Aren't The Natural Born Killers We Think They Are - The Dodo

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Mar 7, 2014 ... Domestic cats definitely seem closer to their wild counterpart than ... But while tigers kill humans, we would not normally say they prey on us.

Domestic Cat vs. Tiger - Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

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Have you ever wondered how similar a domestic house cat is compared to our big cats at Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary? Believe it or not, they are very similar!

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Sep 25, 2013 ... A BRAZILIAN family have taken the trend for exotic pets to new extremes. Not content with the standard pooch or moggy, the Borges brood have ... began his love affair with tigers when he found two of the big cats living in a ...
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May 14, 2014 ... What's the difference between a house cat and a tiger? ... I like big cats too, but since they retain their primal instict, I obviously would not keep ...

America Has a Tiger Problem And No One's Sure How to Solve It ...

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No one even knows how many of the big cats are in the United States. ... Tony the Tiger, a 550-pound Siberian-Bengal mix, lives in a cage at a ..... Very few exotic pets are "wild", wild animals come from the wild, most pets are captive bred.

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Why are tigers, lions, and other big cats not domesticated animals ...

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Oct 27, 2014 ... Domestication is a process that takes several hundred generations of intentional breeding (or at least, favorable breeding to select for particular ...

11 Ways Big Cats Are Just Like Domestic Cats | Mental Floss

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Mar 3, 2016 ... The cats at Big Cat Rescue are also into bags, though probably not in ... "There are four great cats—lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars—and ...

Why Domestic Cats Have Slit Pupils And Big Cats Don't : SCIENCE ...

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Aug 8, 2015 ... This is not the only piece of the feline pupil puzzle that the ... "So domestic cats have vertical slits, but bigger cats, like tigers and lions, don't.