The Canada lynx—seen here on the shore of Loon Lake in Ontario, Canada, in 1906—is listed as "threatened" under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Lynx at Night

The Canada lynx—seen here on the shore of Loon Lake in Ontario, Canada, in 1906—is listed as "threatened" under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Photograph by George Shiras, Naitonal Geographic Creative

Here Are 7 Cats You Never Knew Existed

Take a look at these small cats on National Cat Day.

Though lions, tigers, and cheetahs often occupy the conservation spotlight, their smaller cousins deserve some attention too. For National Cat Day, we reached deep into our archives to pull up portraits of a sampling of the 30 small cat species. 

(See pictures of big cats on National Geographic's Your Shot.)

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