Caracal at the Oregon Zoo, in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

On A Boulder
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A caracal sat hunched on a boulder, ready to pounce on unwary prey.


Caracal external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:35:44 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_7088
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The Sign
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A sign said, "The Ears Have It." It went on to say:

The caracal is easy to spot because of its long, tufted black ears. Those tufts of fur are extra sensitive to sound waves helping the caracal to pinpoint its prey.


Caracal external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:36:32 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6238
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