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Chinese mountain cat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Felis
Species: F. bieti
Binomial name
Felis bieti
Milne-Edwards, 1892
Distribution of the Chinese mountain cat (in green)

The Chinese Mountain cat (Felis bieti), also known as the Chinese Desert cat, is a small wild cat of western China. It is a little-known member of the genus Felis, the common cats.

Some authorities regard the chutchta and vellerosa subspecies of the Wildcat as Chinese Mountain cat subspecies.

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