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Bringing 2 coyotes to Taiwan

Re: Bringing 2 coyotes to Taiwan

Postby tommy525 » 22 Mar 2013, 13:28

National shame not to preserve the Formosan Clouded Leopard. A truly unique species of leopard and invaluable to Taiwan.

There is still one at the Taipei Zoo I think. Unless it died. Iv seen him.

The Leopard cat has been crossed in the USA and now the hybrids are known as BENGAL CATS. They are wilder and bigger then the largest domestic cat , the Maine Coon (I have one) .

But apparently they are not supposed to be sold until the 4th generation. The others are kept for breeding by breeders. Because they are very wild like until at least the 4th generation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengal_(cat)

https://www.google.com/search?q=bengal+ ... 24&bih=514
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Re: Bringing 2 coyotes to Taiwan

Postby Novaspes » 22 Mar 2013, 13:33

headhonchoII wrote:
Novaspes wrote:
headhonchoII wrote:
Novaspes wrote:
Franck de Taiwan wrote:
louisfriend wrote:Coyotes rarely attack people but it's happened. They certainly would help weed out some of the pet/stray population. Might not be a bad idea to introduce them in places where monkeys are a real nuisance


Reintroducing the clouded leopard would be a much better idea!


My cat is a half-leopard hybrid, at least according to a zoologist at academia sinica and the people at Fushan garden I spoke with. O_o


Yes strays have bred with leopard cats here, which still exist. This puts them in danger of extinction. Many of the strays are supposedly hybrids.
Those hybrids can be hard to handle as pets.


Man, you have no idea. My cat still behaves like a semi-feral even though I picked her up when she was three weeks old and raised her from scratch. She's lovely but kind of wild....


I know! My gf brought a stray kitten home and I strongly suspect it was a hybrid aswell, basically impossible to domesticate and it ran away in the end.

It's very unlikely you have a pure bred leopard cat, most likely it is a hybrid.


Yes, sorry, I apparently cannot write anymore :)
Aineko is a housecat/leopard cat hybrid.
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Re: Bringing 2 coyotes to Taiwan

Postby Rotalsnart » 22 Mar 2013, 13:56

Novaspes wrote:As for the way I acquired her, I just picked her up from a street in Kaohsiung. She was wandering around close to the Love River area and was seriously malnourished. I brought her home, got her healthy and raised her. She's lovely even though still somewhat wild.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-IY86qfSr8&feature=youtube_gdata_player


She sure is lovely. Fast on the attack too.
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