The Caracal (aka desert lynx) is a wild cat widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and SW Asia into India. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.
A jaguarondi, also called the eyra cat, is a small-sized wild cat native to Central and South America. It is also found along the US/Mexico border. It is endangered. Locals say it makes a terrifying scream.