These beautiful felines have not been seen in the wild for 25 years. They are known to be ‘functionally extinct’.
IUCN: Extinct in the Wild
If a species is listed as extinct in the wild under the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, it means that there are individuals in captivity, but none left in the wild.
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