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The wild cats on Tsushima Island off Nagasaki Prefecture are facing extinction, as only 80 to 110 of them are believed still existing in the wild.

Zoo experts and local environmentalists are trying to breed Tsushima leopard cats in zoos and other facilities but are finding it difficult because the animals are stressed and won’t become tame.

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