SRI LANKA'S SMALL WILD CATS

Image by Scott Kayser
Fishing Cat
Prionailurus viverrinus

Locally Endangered and globally Vulnerable, the fishing cat is the largest species in the the genus Prionailurus.

Image by Rajiv Welikala
Jungle Cat
Felis chaus

Locally Near Threatened and globally Least Concern, the jungle cat is known as the “jackal of the cat family”.

Image by Cloudtail the Snow Leopard
Rusty-spotted Cat
Prionailurus rubiginosus

Locally Endangered and globally Near Threatened, the rusty-spotted cat is known as the “hummingbird of the cat family”.

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