Field Day 12: Climbing High for Thai Shrimp Farming. [PHOTOS]

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Sometimes we can’t get everything we’re after while in the field. Take for instance, a dream to moto paraglide over fishing cat country to get an overall view of what’s going on here. You can see why I’d want to give it a go looking at Namfon Cutter’s kickass photo from a past flight. Thank … Continue reading

Field Day 10: 360 Animation of a Fishing Cat Skull [VIDEO]

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The sky tried to drown us today. As we drove out to set our traps, I pointed to the slate grey clouds boiling in the skies above, and exclaimed, “Phahn ha” (Should we worry?). Ruj was convinced we could set one trap before the curtain of rain and lightning descended. We made it less than … Continue reading

Five Amazing Moments From Fishing Cat Country Today [PHOTOS]

Dusky langurs shelter from the heat in the mangroves at the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park visitor's center. They are just about the sweetest animals you could hope to meet.

Dusky langurs shelter from the heat in mangrove forest at the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park visitor’s center. They are just about the sweetest animals you could hope to meet.  

A Pile of Monkeys and Some Coconuts (PHOTOS)

Crab-eating Macaque Baby  in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Thailand (Photo/Morgan Heim, CAT in WATER)

I am sitting on the ground watching a troop of monkeys devour a pile of coconuts and pineapples by the side of the road. These are crab-eating macaques, one of two species of primate found in the mangrove forests of Khao Sam Roi Yot. The other species is the dusky langur, or spectacled monkey, and … Continue reading