2012 photographic safari - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

African wildcat (Felis lybica), climbs down from his nest in an Acaia tree near Kij Kij waterhole, Kgalagadi transfrontier park South Africa.
Biology note:- These wildcats were apparently first domesticated in Egypt 5000 years ago.The 100 domestic cats we find today originated by gradually breeding of genetic mutations. Unfortunately this genetic similarity allows inter-breeding & true wildcats are being lost by this hybridisation.

African wildcat Felis lybicaKgalagadi transfrontier parkKij Kij waterholeSouth Africa