SPECIES: Leptailurus serval
STATUS: Least Concern but endangered is some areas.
HABITAT: Grassland with bushes and rocky areas.
DIET: Rodents, birds, reptiles, amphibians and small antelope.
GENERAL: The African Serval also known as the giraffe cat due to its long legs is able to leap ten feet straight up from a sitting position and knock birds out of the air as they fly by. From a crouching position they are able to leap horizontally to about 12 feet to catch prey.