A young caracal.
caracal definition by Webster's New World
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- a reddish-brown wildcat (Caracal caracal) of SW Asia and E Africa, with black-tipped ears
- its fur
Origin: French ; from Spanish ; from Turkish qarah-qulaq ; from qara, black plush qulaq, ear
caracal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A wildcat (Felis caracal syn. Lynx caracal) of Africa and southern Asia having short fawn-colored fur and long tufted ears.
Origin: French, from Ottoman Turkish qaraqūlāq : qara, black + qūlāq, ear.