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

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

Fishing Cat Conservation Project in Thailand

Night vision video of wild fishing cats, long-tailed monkeys flying through the trees, the mountain of 300 peaks This video by the research team working with fishing cats in Thailand makes you want to be there, or at least makes you want to help this endangered species. You can help the fishing cat by pledging … Continue reading

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