What makes cats such successful species?
36 - 40 Species of cats
“King of the jungle” - the lion
Largest cat – the tiger
The diversity of cat is important to their conservation.
Acute senses, hair-trigger reflexes, explosive muscular strength, supple skeleton.
Cats enjoy peering from high places, and most of this is due to their instinct. Early big cats lived in the rainforest and would resort to elevated places like trees for safety or to prey on others. Climbing trees provides a cat with a better vantage point and helps them escape from predators. The tree branches and leaves also provide the camouflage needed for the cat’s survival from flying predators. Over the years, this behavior tendency to be in higher places has helped conserve the species.
The cat’s body is one of many feats which makes them the ultimate solo hunter. A huge part of their survival and what makes them such successful species is their extremely efficient body type. Their amazing body build adapts well in extreme conditions.