Mammal | Domestic
Found in a dumpster, our domestic cat has become a cherished part of the Zoo family as an ambassador animal. There are more than 70 cat breeds throughout the world. Their rough tongue helps them to groom and clean their prey.
In the wild: Small bugs, birds, and fish
At the Zoo: Canned cat food
Typically found in captivity or urban settings as feral (wild) cats
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – not evaluated