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STATUS SURVEY OF FISHING CATS (Prionailurus viverrinus)

  title={STATUS SURVEY OF FISHING CATS (Prionailurus viverrinus)},
  author={SHOMITA and Mukherjee and V. Athreya},
  • SHOMITA, Mukherjee, V. Athreya
  • Published 2011
  • We surveyed for the endangered Fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) in human dominated landscapes in two districts, Howrah and Hooghly of West Bengal. Our work also involved the local communities whom we requested to help us collect scats and set up camera traps in their locality. We found evidence of this nocturnal, rare and elusive cat in the marshlands in the region. We surveyed a total of 34 villages from November, 2010 to March, 2011 for direct and indirect signs of Fishing cats. One… CONTINUE READING
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