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Rare and curious wildcat kitten born at UK Zoo

A rare and elusive Scottish wildcat, born in August at Chester Zoo, has finally been caught on camera.

She is one of an estimated 100 other Highland tigers who are trying to be saved from extinction. Source: Associated Press

The female kitten, born to parents Einich and Cromarty, walked around her enclosure under her mother's watchful eye.

The yet unnamed kitten is part of a breeding programme to save Britain's rarest mammal from becoming extinct.

There are only an estimated 100 wildcats, also known as the Highland Tiger, remaining in the United Kingdom.