Safari CatsBook - 2011
This book examines the safari cat, a cross between a wildcat species called the Geoffroy's cat and a domestic cat such as an Egyptian mau, a Bengal cat, or an ocicat. The Geoffroy's cat's habitat, body features, and diet are discussed. Readers will also learn that safari cats carry an odd number of chromosomes and what affect this has on the cats. Reproduction and the safari cat's coat characteristics and color are also discussed. Students will also explore this hybrid's size, behavior, and character. Finally, readers will learn a few tips for caring for this rare and beautiful hybrid. Full-color photos accompany engaging, easy-to-read text. Extras include an index and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.