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Fe·li·dae

(fē'li-dē),
A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers.
[L. felis, cat]

Felidae

the family of cats; includes the domestic cat (Felis catus) and feral cats of approximately the same dimensions. There are a large number of breeds of the former (see under cat) and a larger number of genera of the latter. See also lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, mountain lion, jaguar, ocelot, cheetah (acinonyx jubatus).
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The tiger is the largest of the cat family and can grow up to 11 ft in length and 600 pounds.
true (The scientific name for the cat family is Felidae.
But Hainan Tropical Wildlife and Botanical Garden in the island province's capital of Haikou says it has successfully bred 13 of the animals believed to be the largest of the cat family.
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Well, my favorite animal is the biggest member of the cat family, has black and orange stripes and is a carnivore.
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Celebrity Willie Nelson teaches the Cool Cat family that biodiesel fuel, which is made by mixing soybean oil with diesel, can be used in any engine that accepts diesel fuel.
Like all members of the big cat family, Nababiep is a carnivore.
The leopard, which is found in the tropical forests of southern China, south east Asia, Sumatra and Borneo, is one of the largest members of the cat family in Asia.
People of Wadi Qada'a area say the animal, an ecologically vulnerable member of the cat family and known locally as aeAl Hamra' or aeAl Washaq', has attacked and killed livestock of the tribes several times.
DVD extras: Featurettes, The Great Cat Family introduced by Walt Disney, Disney song selection, Virtual Kitten game, deleted song She Never Felt Alone and Fun With Language game: Name That Instrument.
Entrants each selected a theme that best described their story from the following options: My First Cat, Why I'm a Cat Person, Forever a Cat Family, How We Found Each Other, Generations of Care, Always There for Me, and Memories.