IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Fishing cat populations are scattered across southern and southeast Asia. They are listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. As the name suggests, they often prey on fish either by diving in, or scooping them out of the water from above. Although, unlike previously thought, the membrane between their toes is no different in size to wild or domesticated cats. Fishing cats predominately prey on fish. They are good swimmers, but will also prey on frogs, snakes, birds, small mammals and have been known to scavenge off larger carcasses.
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