A case of mistaken identity leads to tragedy

Villagers in Nadia, India mistakenly hacked to death an endangered fishing cat they mistook for a leopard Tuesday night. Times of India describes the event The animal had entered Shutia village in Nadia on Tuesday night. A villager, taking it for a leopard, raised the alarm around 9pm. Soon, villagers armed with bamboo sticks and … Continue reading

Fishing Cat Debuts at National Zoo

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In cat speak, “Hubba hubba.” Lek, meet Electra. Electra, meet Lek. They might only be able to peek at each other right now in side-by-side enclosures, but soon, these two fishing cats could just help their species get one more kitten away from extinction. The Smithsonian Institute’s National Zoo debuted their newest addition to the … Continue reading

CAT in WATER Kickstarter Launch!

CAT in WATER

Support the Kickstarter project to document them in the wild  here. The fishing cat is up and running! We have 90 days to raise the first round of funds for the CAT in WATER expedition. Check out our Kickstarter project and watch the short video. You can also learn about all the paybacks in store … Continue reading

Watch fishing cat fish

Fishing Cat Fishes

Ah, the moon, the stars, a cool animal doing something you don’t get to see everyday. This video is a minute well-spent. Check out more of tiagoesquimo’s nature videos here.