IUCN status: Least Concern
The serval is a slender, medium-sized cat that stands 65cm at the shoulder and weighs up to 18kg. It is mainly active early morning, late afternoon and night. It preys on rodents, hares, hyraxes, lizards, frogs, insects and small antelope. It can leap over 2 metres above the ground to land on prey with its forefeet.
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Servals’ ears can rotate up to 180 degrees independently of each other.
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