Caracal (Caracal (African Lynx)
Caracals occupy diverse habitats but typically found in woodlands, thickets and scrub forest, plains and rocky hills are also common habitats.
They can tolerate quite arid conditions.
Caracals are strict carnivores; the bulk of their diet consisting of hyraxes, hares, rodents, small antelopes, small monkeys, birds and sometimes small reptiles. Although they are renowned for their acrobatic leaps to snatch birds out of mid-air, mammals make up more than half of their diet.
They are formidable predators able to tackle prey up to three times their size.