The sand cat is equipped for desert life. Large ears radiate heat. Covered with hair, its footpads are insulated from the hot sand. During extreme heat, the sand cat cools off in a burrow. The sand cat does not need to drink often as it gets enough moisture from its prey.
Where to see them:
1.3 to 1.9 ft
Up to 1 ft
4.4 to 5.5 lbs
Up to 15 yrs
Small rodents, lizards and insects
Species at Risk (IUCN—Lower risk/near threatened )