09 Aug '11, 3pm

Sand kitten gives hope for near-extinct species, is ridiculously cute: via @grist

Sand kitten gives hope for near-extinct species, is ridiculously cute: via @grist

The Israeli sand cat is extinct in the wild, so its only hope is breeding programs in captivity. The birth of this stupifyingly cute fuzzball at Safari Zoo in Tel Aviv is therefore really good news -- it could help put the species on the path to recovery and reintroduction. But mostly we just like to look at its face.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-08-09-sand-kitten-gives-ho...

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