Fishing Cats & the Foolish Girl’s Guide to Success, TEDx [VIDEO]

    Fishing cats hit the ski slopes last December when Mo had the honor of presenting at TEDx Vail Women. The opportunity raised a special challenge because the point of TEDx is to come up with a big idea that anyone could relate to regardless of interest in fishing cats or conservation. The more … Continue reading

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

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

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