A caracal is a golden cat that lives in dry regions, from Africa to India. When a caracal is ready to attack, it turns its ears toward its back, but doesn't completely flatten them (as seen in the picture). Next is the most common leopard species.
Caracal cats are the result of the African Golden Cat & the Serval crossing at one point in history. It ranges from W & S Asia into Pakistan, Turkey & Africa; is heaviest of all small-medium sz wild cats. Not related to the Lynx.
The caracal, also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. The word caracal is derived from the Turkish words "kara kulak," which means "black ear.
The ocelot ( Leopardus pardalis), also known as the dwarf leopard, is a wild cat distributed extensively over South America including the islands of Trinidad and Margarita, Central America, and Mexico.