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Felis catus

Domestic Cat

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Containing group: Felis

Other Names for Felis catus


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Scientific Name Felis catus
Creator photo by Heide-Rose Metzger
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Female
Source Katz und Maus
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2007
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