Cats (Felidae) are a diverse group of carnivores that includes domestic cats, lions, tigers, ocelots, jaguars, caracals, leopards,mountain lions, lynx and many other groups of cats. There are about 41 species of cats alive today. Cats are graceful, agile predators that have acute eyesight, muscular bodies and a sharp set of teeth.

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Calling young writers

At YPTE, we would like to start giving young people the chance to have their voices heard about environmental issues.  So from now on, we'll be pub...

Cat (Wild)

The wild cat was once common over most of the British Isles, but it is now only found in Scotland and are under threat with an estimated 400 in the...

Cats (Big)

Leopards, jaguars, snow leopards, pumas, lions, tigers and cheetahs


The cheetah is best known for its reputation as the fastest land animal over short distances - up to 70 mph.

Leopard (Snow)

The snow leopard is related to the common leopard of Africa and Asia, but because its way of life and general appearance are so different it is reg...


A lion is a large, powerful carnivore and was once common in Asia and parts of Europe as well as in Africa. This impressive member of the big cat f...

List of Talks

The school talks service is now available again for a limited time for schools within a 30-mile radius of our office in Yeovil. To make a bookin...

Tiger (Bengal)

The tiger is the largest member of the cat family. The Bengal tiger is one of the five surviving races of tiger.

Tiger (Siberian)

The Siberian tiger is a very rare species of tiger. From an estimated low in 2010 of 360, in May 2015 the Russian Government announced that the Si...

Yippittee - Issue 03 - Pets in the Wild

Your pets might seem all cute and cuddly, but they weren’t always so tame. Over hundreds or even thousands of years these animals have been domesti...

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