A serval cat in Seattle
January, 2008, was a bizarre month for Seattle animal workers, who found two wild serval cats wandering around the city. The cats, native to Africa and resembling miniature cheetahs, were suspected to have been raised in captivity by an illegal handler, a sure sign of the emerging black market for wild African game in the U.S.. Both servals, which grow to 40 pounds and can leap more than 10 feet straight into the air, were taken into specially-made shelters by Seattle Animal Enforcement.
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