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Wildlife experts, on the French island of Corsica, discovered a very unusual “cat-fox”, that could be a new species.

The AFP is reporting that a number of cats have been recorded in the northern part of the island in the Mediterranean sea by the officers from France’s National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS).

Known as the “chat-renard” (cat and fox) are in French, and “Ghjattu volpe,” in the Corsican language, the animals have long been part of local legend. Not surprisingly, they are generating a lot of buzz.

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Wildlife rangers have showed a CLIENT a “cat-fox”, who had been captured in Corsica, the Asco of a Forest. The measure of about 35 cm from head to tail, it has a “very large” ears “are strongly developed canine teeth, and short whiskers, according to officials. It has a thick coat, the stripes on his front legs and a dark back.

As a member of the French Forest, the Hunting Office (Office National des Forêts et de la Chasse) the measures provided for in the teeth of a “cat-fox”, on the 12th of June, 2019 at the latest in the Asco, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.
(PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

A “cat-fox”, was found in a chicken shed in 2008, is the source of the research on the elusive creatures. Since 2016, officials have captured 12 of the 16 “the cat-fox” have been spotted in the area. After the cats have been studied, they have been released.

In a tweet, which has been translated from the Corsican language, Gilles Simeoni, president of Corsica’s executive council, thanked the ONCF team have been working on the project. France, he noted, it is a paradise of plant and animal biodiversity.

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Mystery still swirls around the many aspects of the “dog-fox, as well as the feeding, breeding, and patterns, and their origin, according to AFP. Experts say that the animal is different to that of the European wild cat, which is found in much of the world, and it has been speculated that the species originated in the Middle East and so on.

As a member of the French Forest, the Hunting Office (Office National des Forêts et de la Chasse), Charles-Antoine, Cecchini had a “cat-fox”, on the 12th of June, 2019 at the latest in the Asco, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.
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Other rare animals are the focus of attention in the past few months.

Earlier this year, a hiker in Southern California, he thought he had found an abandoned puppy in a canyon. It’s a cute animal, however, was not all it seemed. When wildlife officers examined the creature, they realized that it was a coyote pup.

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A photo taken on the 12th of June, 2019 at the latest in the Asco, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, demonstrates a “cat fox” or “Felis Silvestris.”
(PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

Earlier this year, workers in Estonia, it is saved in what they thought it was a dog from a frozen river, only to find out that it was a wolf.

Fox News’ Anna Hopkins contributed to this article.

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