sand cat

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Noun1.sand cat - a desert wildcatsand cat - a desert wildcat      
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has started construction work on four conservation and preservation projects, including Reptile Park, Elephant Safari, Gorilla Sanctuary, and Sand Cat Conservation Exhibit, all worth $41.4m (AED152m), at Al Ain Zoo .
Just beneath it are dugong bone fossils that are over 20mn years old A sand cat and its young "I haven't been to other galleries but this is a splendid start for a tour of the early beginnings of life, particularly in Qatar.
An elephant safari, gorilla sanctuary and sand cat conservation centre will come at Al Ain Zoo in the next two years, officials announced on Wednesday (April 3).
Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, EPAA Chairperson, said, "In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, we are very pleased to be supporting this important annual EAZA meeting, it is very important to preserve and protect wildlife in general, especially when you consider such indigenous specimens that are native to the region such as the Arabian leopard Asiatic cheetah, Asiatic caracal and sand cat."
Balochistan was to be known as a hub for wild animals such as Suleman Markhor, Chiltan Markhor, Indian Gazelle, Persian Gazelle, Leopard, Caracal, Pallas's Cat, Wolf, Balochistan Black Bear, Chiltan Wild Goat, and Sand Cat. All kinds of animals and birds used to be visible in parks like Hazarganji Chiltan National Park, Hangol National Park and Akara National Park.
He said, several rare animals and birds including sand cat, wolfs, Golden Tiger and Markoor further contribute in its beauty.
The team of researchers discovered a sand cat (Felis margarita) in the desert of Uzbekistan, the Central Asian Desert Initiative (CADI) website reported.
(Photo credit: Social media) A sand cat hunkering down in the desert in Saudi Arabia.
In recent years, sand cat populations have declined as their arid natural habitat turned into a urban cityscape and matted network of transport lines, experts say.
Sigi meets other animals native to the desert, including camels, a hare, a jerboa, a desert sand fox, a sand cat, and a sand gecko.