Wildlife experts have found an they believe is a new species. They found the "cat-fox" on the French of Corsica. The experts said they found a of sixteen cat-foxes in a area of Corsica. The captured cat-fox was nearly 90 centimeters in from head to tail. It has very wide ears, whiskers and a thick coat. It also has stripes on its legs. A local government official thanked the wildlife for finding the cat-fox. He said: "It's a discovery." He said Corsica was a " of animal and plant biodiversity".
The cat-fox has been a creature for decades with . They tell about seeing it. People are happy and that their island is home to the new species. Scientists believe it comes from a little-known species originating in Africa and the Middle East of years ago. It is a animal. A scientist said the cat-fox could have been brought to Corsica as far back as 6500BC. Another said: "By looking at its DNA, we could tell it from the European wildcat. It's to the African forest cat, but its exact is still to be determined."