Field Day 7: Endangered baby fishing cat caught on film fishing in the wild! [VIDEO]

On July 2, 2013, researchers from the Fishing Cat Research and Conservation Project in Thailand captured unprecedented video of a young wild fishing cat fishing. They set up this video trap after several nights of cats raiding fish traps of local farmers. You can see at about one minute in a fish pokes its head … Continue reading

Five Amazing Moments From Fishing Cat Country Today [PHOTOS]

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.  

Field Day 6: OK, so you want to see a fishing cat fish? [VIDEO]

Well, you have to wait a little bit longer, but you can see how we’re planning on capturing just what it looks like when a fishing cat goes after its favorite prey. We’ve had several nights of fishing cats raiding the traps of some friendly fish farmers, and now they’re helping us try to catch … Continue reading

Field Day 4: Today, the children learn, then look for fishing cats. [PHOTOS]

Radio tracking is hardcore business. You have to monitor the cat every three hours, day or night, rain or shine. And these collars are designed to last for a year. Unless you want to develop a serious case of the crazies, that’s when it’s helpful to enlist some extra help, in this case, a few … Continue reading