(Felis silvestris)

One of the eleven animal species (not counting bats and marine species) native to Great Britain that is a European protected species. The wildcat is critically endangered in Britain and is threatened by hybridization and interbreeding with feral domestic cats.

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
Read the preface. Order the book.

Previous term | Next term