Fishing Cat   (Prionailurus viverrinus)

Fishing cat facts:

  • They are twice the size of a domestic house cat and are classed as a medium-sized wild cat.
  • Fishing cats can be identified by their olive grey fur and horizontal black markings that cover their body; they also have white belly fur and white spots on the backs of their ears.
  • Fishing cats are found in South and South-east Asia where they live in wetland habitats, normally this is along side rivers, streams and mangrove swamps this enables the fishing cat to carry out swimming on a regular basis which they are very well adapted for.
This species are naturally solitary out in the wild and only come together for breeding, as well as being mainly a nocturnal species

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