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Meet Sahara! She‘s one of the North Carolina Zoo‘s new sand cats

Posted on 07/14/2022
Meet Sahara! She‘s one of the North Carolina Zoo‘s new sand cats
Credit: NORTH CAROLINA ZOO A sand cat looking at spectators in the desert building.

ASHEBORO, NC — The North Carolina Zoo has a new tenant in its desert habitat. The Zoo is showing off Sahara, one of its new Sand Cats.

The Asheboro zoo said Sahara came to them on a breeding recommendation from the Sand Cat Species Survival Plan. Sand Cat SSP is a nonprofit organization resource for the husbandry and conservation of sand cats, both in managed care and in the wild.

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