New ‘Cat-Fox’ Species Discovered In Corsica

The ghjattu-volpe, also known as a ‘cat-fox,’ was once a mythological being among shepherds. However, thanks to a project on Corsica, this being has been proven to exist! According to a genetic analysis, the cat-fox could actually be a previously unrecognized species of wildcat. 

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Researchers hope that its genetic information will be distinct enough to be recognized as a new subspecies, at least. 

Image credit: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca /AFP 

Source: neatorama

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