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Borneo Bay Can Caught On Camera
2013-11-05 11:09:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using camera traps, ecologists in Borneo have captured images of the elusive bay cat (Pardofelis badia) in a heavily logged forest – an indication that threatened species can survive amidst intense human activity. According to the ecology team’s report in the journal PLOS ONE, their cameras were able to capture more images of this animal than ever before, along with evidence of four other wild cat species, in an area of forest...

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2010-02-16 06:49:36

A newly identified and rare species of big cat in Borneo has been caught on film for the first time. The Sundaland clouded leopard was caught on video at night at the Dermakot Forest Reserve in Malaysian Borneo's Sabah state.  "What surprised us was that while clouded leopards are very elusive cats, this one was not scared at all," said Azlan Mohamed, a field scientist with University Sabah Malaysia. "Despite our powerful spot lights and the roar of our vehicle's engine, it walked...


Latest Marbled Cat Reference Libraries

Bay Cat, Pardofelis badia
2012-11-05 11:43:24

The bay cat (Pardofelis badia) is a species that is native to Borneo. Its other common names include the Bornean marbled cat, the Bornean cat, and the Bornean bay cat. Although the bay cat is extensively distributed across many habitats on the island, it is rarely seen. Some of its preferred habitats include tropical and lowland forests, and possibly rocky areas with limestone near the coast of the island. It can be found at elevations between 1,600 and 5,900 feet, although these estimates...

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2008-08-07 10:13:08

The Asian Golden Cat (Pardofelis temminckii), also called the Asiatic Golden Cat and Temminck's Golden Cat, lives throughout Southeast Asia, ranging from Tibet and Nepal to Southern China, India, and Sumatra. It prefers forest habitats interspersed with rocky areas, and is found in deciduous, subtropical evergreen, and tropical rainforests. The Asian Golden Cat is occasionally found in more open terrain. It ranges from the lowlands to altitudes of up to 3000 meters in the Himalayas. The...

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2007-01-19 14:00:32

The marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata) is similar in size to the domestic cat. It has a longer, more thickly furred tail. This tail is used for counterbalance, which is an indicator of a tree living lifestyle. Its pattern is blotched and banded like a marble, usually compared to the markings of the much larger clouded leopard. In color, the base fur ranges from pale yellow through to brownish grey with lighter under parts being a lighter variation. The range of the marbled cat extends...

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