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  TIBCS: About Bengals
The brown spotted tabby (leopard spotted) Bengals have dark spots on a lighter ground color ranging from gray or tawny to sorrel to golden, very rufused (bright orange) and to a rich mahogony.
Bengals are relatively large-boned, shorthaired cats with males averaging from 10 to 15 pounds and females usually smaller.
This might be due to a visual undesirable trait such as a spot of white color on the throat or groin (referred to as a locket) or a genetic defect that might put offspring at risk for ill health.
www.bengalcat.com /aboutbengals/bengal.aspx   (846 words)

  Bengal - LoveToKnow 1911
The other principal rivers in Bengal are the Sone, Gogra, Gandak, Kusi, Tista; the Hugh, formed by the junction of the Bhagirathi and Jalangi, and farther to the west, the Damodar and Rupnarayan; and in the south-west, the Mahanadi or great river of Orissa.
In a level country like Bengal, where the soil is composed of yielding and loose materials, the courses of the rivers are continually shifting from the wearing away of their different banks, or from the water being turned off by obstacles in its course into a different channel.
In Bengal the rising began at Barrackpore, was communicated to Dacca in Eastern Bengal, and for a time raged in Behar, producing the memorable defence of the billiard-room at Arrah by a handful of civilians and Sikhs - one of the most splendid pieces of gallantry in the history of the British arms.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Bengal   (4847 words)

 The Bengal Cat
Bengals still show behaviour traits common to the wildcat, particularly in their fascination with running water.
The Bengal Cat originated in the USA in the early 1960's and was recognized as a new breed in 1983.
One of the Bengal's ancestors was a feral cat that caught rats in the Rhinoceros pen of a Zoo in Delhi, India.
www.moggies.co.uk /breeds/bengal.html   (375 words)

  Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla, is a region in the northeast of South Asia.
Today it is mainly divided between the independent nation of Bangladesh (eastern Bengal), and the Indian federal republic's constitutive state of West Bengal, although some regions of the previous kingdom of Bengal (during local monarchial regimes and British rule) are now part of the neighbouring Indian states of Bihar, Tripura and Orissa.
The rise of the Chandra dynasty in southern Bengal expedited the decline of the Palas, and the last Pala king, Madanpala, died in 1161.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bengal   (1541 words)

 West Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neighbouring regions are Nepal to the northwest, Sikkim and Bhutan to the north, Assam to the northeast, Bangladesh to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, Orissa to the southwest and Jharkhand and Bihar to the west.
Bengal was ruled by the Buddhist Pala dynasty from 750 to 1161.
Bengal came under Islamic rule starting in the 13th century, and developed into a wealthy centre of trade and industry under the Mughal Empire during the 16th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Bengal   (1278 words)

 East Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East Bengal was the name used during two periods in the 20th century for a territory that roughly included the modern state of Bangladesh.
Bengal was divided into two provinces on 3rd July 1946 in preparation for the Partition of India - the Hindu-majority West Bengal and the Muslim-majority East Bengal.
The province of East Bengal was administered by ceremonial Governor and an indirectly-elected Chief Minister.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Bengal_(province)   (684 words)

 BENGAL - LoveToKnow Article on BENGAL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The presidency of Bengal, in contradistinction to those of Madras and Bombay, eventually included all the British territories north of the Central Provinces, from the mouths of the Ganges and Brahmaputra to the Himalayas and the Punjab.
The other principal rivers in Bengal are the Sone, Gogra, Gandak, Kusi, Tista; the Hugh, formed by the junction of the Bhagirathi and Jalangi, and farther to the west, the Damodar and Rupnarayan; and in the south-west, the Mahanadi or great river of Orissa.
In Bengal the rising began at Barrackpore, ~vas communicated to Dacca in Eastern Bengal, and for a time raged in Behar, producing the memorable defence of the billiard-room at Arrah by a handful of civilians and Sikhsone of the most splendid pieces of gallantry in the history of the British arms.
61.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BE/BENGAL.htm   (4697 words)

 Bengal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Bengal was conquered (c.1200) by Muslims of Turki descent.
East Bengal, overwhelmingly Muslim in population, became East Pakistan in 1947 and the independent nation of Bangladesh in 1971.
West Bengal is governed by a chief minister and cabinet responsible to a bicameral legislature with one elected house and by a governor appointed by the president of India.
www.bartleby.com /65/be/Bengal.html   (491 words)

 The International Bengal Breeders' Association - History of the Bengal Cat
Some of the early generation domestic Bengals cats' misinformation was rooted from breeders in the past not understanding the importance of early socialization and the hand raising of early generation kittens.
Bengal cats are one of the healthiest and most intelligent of all breeds of domestic cats and are very prolific.
Bengal cats are not a genetic threats to other breeds of cats, to the contrary, they may hold the key to the future health of all breeds of cats by contribution of new genes to other domestic cats if ever needed.
tibba.8k.com /History.html   (1008 words)

 ..:: 37th Bengal Studies Conference ::..
R ecent study on the Renaissance in the history of Bengal is a new dimension for the Bengal Studies Conference.
As it was decided in the millennium conference of Bengal Studies at Oshkosh in Wisconsin and later on at the 36 th BSC in Irving, Texas, Stamford University Bangladesh won the honor to host the 37 th Bengal Studies Conference.
Bengal Studies Conference, through the voice in harmony of the assembly of scholars, is determined to reach its goal.
www.bengal-studies-conference.org /index.html   (1540 words)

 The Bengal
Well-bred Bengals are affectionate, purr enthusiastically and are exceedingly intelligent, a trait probably inherited from the wild cat's natural selection for jungle survival.
Bengal owners report that their cats retrieve, learn parlor tricks and love water, sometimes coming right into the tub to play with human toes.
Bengal kittens often go through an ugly stage of grayness between 2 and 6 months of age in which the clearly contrasted markings are spoiled and blurry.
www.hengeveld.com /~judith/bengal.html   (1365 words)

 Bengal - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When India gained independence in 1947, Bengal was divided into West Bengal, a state of India, and East Bengal, which from 1972 onwards became part of the newly independent state of Bangladesh.
Bengal was first partitioned in 1905, when the viceroy, Lord Curzon, decided to divide the huge single province of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa in two to simplify administration.
The strength of opposition led the British to reunite East and West Bengal in 1911, with Assam and Orissa–Bihar as two new administrative regions.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Bengal   (381 words)

 Bengal History
There are a variety of other colors of Bengal cats that are derived from domestic genes that do not meet the Bengal standard of TICA, such as blue, fl, and torbie.
Bengals are relatively large, shorthaired cats with males averaging from 10 to 15 pounds and the females slightly smaller.
Careful selection insures Bengal Cats that are friendly, loving, domestic cats that bear a resemblance to their hybrid ancestors.
www.bengal-katz.com /bengal_history.htm   (451 words)

Bengal owners find that they are very "dog-like" in personality, following you from room to room and always greeting you with a loving welcome.
Bengal Cats were developed by breeding the Asian Leopard Cat with the Domestic Cat.
The second most common pattern is the Marbled Bengal, with swirls and patches of color blended together in a pattern similar to a classic tabby.
www.gopetsamerica.com /profiles/bengal.aspx   (336 words)

 ..:: The Bengal cat - a beginner's introduction ::..
The Bengal is a relatively new breed of cat which was first bred in the U.S.A and was originally created by crossing an Asian Leopard Cat with a domestic cat.
The goal in developing the domestic Bengal cat breed was to preserve a strong physical resemblance to its beautiful wild ancestor and at the same time the new domestic breed was designed to be a pleasant and trustworthy family companion.
Therefore, the conformation of the Bengal is definitely reminiscent of its ancestors.
www.bengalcat.co.uk /pet/beginners   (366 words)

 The Exotic Bengal Cat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bengals owe their exotic Leopard spotted coat patterns to the Asian Leopard cat from which it's roots are derived.
The Marbled Bengal pattern is a trait that came along from using the American Shorthair as an outcross during the early development of the Bengal breed.
If the Bengal cat appeals to you and your sense of the exotic, you'll be happy to know that they aren't not as expensive to own or maintain as you may think.
www.wagati.com /bengals.htm   (551 words)

 Choosing a Bengal - PetPlace.com
The Bengal is the most numerous and popular of the spotted domestic breeds and is the only domestic cat/wild cat cross that’s widely accepted.
While the first Bengal was created in California in 1963 by an unintentional mating between a female Asian leopard cat and a domestic shorthair male, the breed as we know it today began in 1980, when breeders began a planned breeding program.
When choosing a Bengal, make sure she is at least four generations away from her Asian leopard cat ancestors to avoid getting a cat with the Asian leopard cat’s shy nature and unpleasant elimination habits.
www.petplace.com /cats/choosing-a-bengal/page1.aspx   (790 words)

 Bengal Cat Breeders: Fanciers Breeder Referral List
The Bengal is descended from crosses between wild Asian Leopard Cats and domestic shorthairs.
The first Bengal breeding program began in 1963 and the breed was first accepted for championship status in TICA in 1984.
F1 through F4 (filial) Bengals are anywhere from one to four generations removed (F1 is the offspring of a Bengal-to-Asian Leopard Cat breeding, an F2 is the offspring of Bengal-to-Bengal breeding with at least one F1 involved, and so on).
www.breedlist.com /bengal-breeders.html   (421 words)

 Indax - India Web Site- States in India - West Bengal
West Bengal stretches 600 kilometres from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, with a narrow central area cut through by the Ganges River.
Gaur, in Central Bengal, was at one point in its history a city of one million.
Bengal became the cornerstone of the commercial activities of the British East India Company and remained so until India became an official colony of England in the 1850s.
www.indax.com /wbengal.html   (1289 words)

 Bengal tigers -- Panthera tigris tigris, or Panthera tigris bengalensis
The Bengal (Panthera tigris tigris) is India's national emblem and was declared so prior to 2500 B.C. This page displays the official seal of the Indus Valley Civilisation, which dates back to that time.
The most sobering thought is that there are more Bengal tigers remaining in the wild than all other subspecies combined.
In November 1998, Silver Jubilee year of Project Tiger, it was discovered that the Indian Bengal tiger had been polluted with genes unique to the Amur (Siberian) subspecies.
www.lairweb.org.nz /tiger/bengal.html   (474 words)

 Bengal Tigers by Yusuf   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bengal tigers usually have an orange coat with a small portion of the coat white.
Bengal tigers mark their territory by scratching the bark on trees or by using a strong odor.
Bengal tigers are adapted to catch their food by having fl stripes all over them to help them blend in with their surroundings.
www.crockerfarm.org /ac/rm02/animals/YusufBengalTiger.htm   (649 words)

 West Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
West Bengal is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse states of India.
The people of West Bengal inherit their identity and aspiration from the larger Indian mosaic and from civilizations beyond the shore.
West Bengal nestled in the eastern part of
userpages.umbc.edu /~achatt1/wbengal.html   (62 words)

 Bengal Cats - Your guide to the Bengalcat breed
The Bengal cat came about during the late 1970s: Cat Breeders wanted to produce a cat with a spotted pattern and similar colors and facial qualities similar to the Asian Leopard Cat.
In order to produce the Bengal Cat an asian leopard cat was cross-bred with a domestic shorthair brown tabby cat.
The Bengal Cat is the only cat breed that shows a unique rosette pattern of a wild leopard on its coat.
www.kittykondo.com /bengal.htm   (248 words)

 Bengal Cats and Marbled Bengals: The History, Development and Breeding of the Exotic Marble Bengal, from Foothill ...
Bengal Cats and Marbled Bengals: The History, Development and Breeding of the Exotic Marble Bengal, from Foothill Felines, Breeder of Beautiful Bengal Cats.
Although the marble pattern itself is derived from the Bengal's domestic ancestors, the appearance of the pattern of top Bengal marbles needs to be strongly influenced by the wild Asian leopard cat's genepool, which means the horizontal flow which is especially evident when the cat is stretched.
Bengal breeders in particular are striving to achieve clearer coats with less ticking in both the marbled and spotted patterns.
www.hdw-inc.com /marbles.htm   (1140 words)

 Bengal pedigree cat breed profile
The Bengal cat is a distinct, unique breed of spotted domestic cat derived from the ancestral crossing of a domestic cat such as an Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Burmese or Egyptian Mau with an Asian Leopard Cat.
Bengals vary in size with the male between fourteen to twenty pounds and females slightly smaller at ten to twelve pounds.
The Bengal Cat Club of Great Britain UK club playing an active part in the protection, future development and welfare of the Bengal.
www.catsinfo.com /bengal.html   (692 words)

 Bengal Tiger
At 2-3 years of age Bengal Tigers are fully grown and males reach 200-230 kg and up to 3 m in length; females weigh 130-170 kg and are up to 2.5 m long.
Bengal Tigers have an ability to grow or shed body hair according to the ambient temperature.
Bengal Tigers Conservational Initiative - A detailed description of the species and what is being done to protect it.
www.bengal-tigers.org /bengal-tigers-facts.htm   (621 words)

 Bengal Standard
General: The goal of the Bengal breeding program is to create a domestic cat which has physical features distinctive to the small forest-dwelling wild cats, but with the loving, dependable, temperament of the domestic cat.
While unique to the Bengal cat it is not required and should not be a considering factor.
Bengals should be confident, alert, curious, and friendly cats.
www.acfacats.com /bengal_standard.htm   (1120 words)

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