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There are cats in Africa, but not the kind of cats you have, or imagine. The common cats that spring to mind are the big cats: Lions, Leopards and Cheetahs. However there are many medium-sized and even very small species of cat that are native to Africa:

Medium-sized cat:

African Golded Cat



Smaller-size cat:

African Wildcat

Black-Footed Cat (one of the smallest species of cat)

Sand Cat

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