Elusive Sand Cat Kittens Are Filmed In Their Habitat For The First Time Ever

The director of Panthera France Gregory Breston and colleagues were in expedition in the Moroccan Sahara and in their way to giving up on the 25/9 until they hear something in the bushes.

it was 2 am three pairs of eyes emerge in the middle of nowhere beneath the shrubs Gregory and his colleagues pulled out their spot lamps a start looking who was the owner of that glared eyes and they fou d that those Nocturnal creatures were a group of young sand cats in their natural habitat.

Elusive Sand Cat Kittens Are Filmed In Their
Adorable Wild Sand Cat Kittens Recorded In Their Natural

The sand cat is really hard nearly impossible to observe them in the wild due to their hiding performance form everything, Alexandra Silwa (Gregory colleague) she spots them with lamps of the roof of the car and they found the three tiny cat playing alone at 2 am in the Sahara.

The sand kitten is very stealthy creatures and leaves no chance to the photographer but in this case, they were really lucky.

Gregory and his team use special equipment ( camouflage) to accomplish their mission.

We believe this was the first time researchers ever documented wild sand cat kittens in their African range,” said Gregory.

Sand Cat Kittens Spotted in the Wild for First Time

It was 2 a.m. in the Moroccan Sahara, and Panthera France Director Gregory Breton was keeping his SUV driver awake while his colleague squatted on the roof shining spot lamps into the bushes, close to giving up on their expedition. And then it happened: Three pairs of eyes gleamed back at them through the darkness. They belonged to sand cat kittens–and the videos and stills the team excitedly captured are believed to be the first-ever documentation of the species' young in its wild African range. Read the whole story at http://bit.ly/2jXwy0J and see more adorable photos at http://bit.ly/2y4s3rI.

Posted by Panthera on Monday, September 25, 2017

They estimate the age of the small cats were 6 to 8 weeks old The three little kitten huddled together and watch Gregory’s team working in the footage of that wonderful Discovery.


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