Discussion in 'Homebound/Bedbound' started by rockgor, Oct 17, 2014.

  1. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Ok Kids

    Identify this handsome critter.


  2. ConfusedInPA

    ConfusedInPA Well-Known Member

    Hi Rock!

    Do I get a prize for guessing what it is NOT??? LOL

    My guess: it's not a leopard. :) Sorta looked like a leopard, with the spots.

    I'll have to do some googling later, after I finish my chores.

    Good luck all!

  3. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

    I think it's a Serval. Googled to check my guess and it looks like it.

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  4. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Yes, Diane, you get a prize for not guessing it was a leopard. (It's also not a
    spotted hyena.) And Patti gets the Big Prize (it's behind door number 3) for
    correctly identifying the serval.

    What would be a good prize, Patti. A Minnie Mouse dress with polka dots maybe;
    and a matching bow, of course.

    Servals are medium size cats (up to about 45 pounds) which live in Africa. They
    hunt small prey; have terrific hearing, and can catch birds in mid air. For more
    details see Wikipedia or http://www.servals.org/wild.htm.

    They are no threat to people, but people are a threat to them.



  5. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

    Heaven forbid I dress like Minnie Mouse in front of a big cat - I don't want gobbled up, thank you very much. Haha.

    Let me have door number 2 instead. I'll try for a car all taxes paid.

    Here's another link with videos included. Ran across it when I was trying to spell Serval. Took me three tries.

    The second video of the three is great.

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  6. ConfusedInPA

    ConfusedInPA Well-Known Member

    Congrats, Patti.

    I'm headed to watch the videos.

    Diane :)
  7. Soul*

    Soul* Well-Known Member

    Opens door two OOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHH!!! :eek:
  8. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hey Kids

    What kinda car wouldja like, Patti? A jaguar? The Ford panther? Mercury made a lynx.
    Also the cougar. Somebody made a Cheetah, but I forgot who.

    Love the serval videos. Those kitties look so sweet and cuddly. Although according to
    the narration, they are not suitable pets. Maybe I will send a modest donation.
    All depends on whether or not I can remember to do so; find their address; locate
    my checkbook; and summon up all the energy to do that along with the necessity of
    addressing an envelope and hunting up a stamp. But we here all understand how
    that goes, right?

    A nice array of photos, Soul. Hope nobody here suffers from trypophobia.