Scientific Name: Caracal caracal
The most noticeable feature on a caracal is its ear tufts or tassels. These have many functions but the most important being they are used to make hearing more accurate.
Caracal is the Turkish word that means “black-eared". The caracal is also known as the desert lynx.
The caracal hunts at night and mostly preys on mongoose, rodents, however it can hunt larger prey mammals such as impala.
Our caracal are available for interaction as well.