11 Jan '12, 9pm

Borneo's most elusive feline photographed at unexpected elevation

Borneo's most elusive feline photographed at unexpected elevation

Photos: five wild cat species documented in Sumatran forest imperiled by logging (11/16/2011) A single forest corridor in Sumatra has yielded camera trap photos of five wild cats species, including the Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae). Photos were also taken of the Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi), the marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata), the Asian golden cat (Pardofelis temminckii), and the leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis). The five species were all filmed by a WWF camera trap survey in a single forest corridor linking the forest of Bukit Tigapuluh and the Rimbang Baling Wildlife Sanctuary in Riau Province. Unfortunately this forest remains unprotected. First ever survey shows Sumatran tiger hanging on as forests continue to vanish (11/10/2011) The first-ever Sumatran-wide survey of the island's top predator, the Sumatran tiger (...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0111-hance_baycat.html

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