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Fig. 1.—SKINS OF THE BLOTCHED DOMESTIC CAT,
Fig. 2.—SKINS OF THE STRIPED DOMESTIC CAT, GIVING
Fig. 3.—SKINS OF THE EUROPEAN WILD CAT, FROM
Note—Of the two types of colouration found in modern domestic cats, the striped type obviously corresponds to the original
wild cat as seen in various parts of North Europe to-day. The origin of the blotched as a special type is wholly unknown.
(Photos from Plates VIII., IX., and X., P.Z.S., 1907, by permission of the Zoological Society of London.)