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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – the adorable fishing cat kittens - now 6 weeks

UPDATE: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Fishing Cat Kittens

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – the adorable fishing cat kittens - now 6 weeks

Fishing Cats do everything that domestic cats don’t! They fish, they swim, and they love to live along rivers and wetlands. Unfortunately, so do humans, and the rapid degradation of the fishing cats’ homes has made them endangered.

Fishing Cats do everything that domestic cats don’t! They fish, they swim, and they love to live along rivers and wetlands. Unfortunately, so do humans, and the rapid degradation of the fishing cats’ homes has made them endangered.

The Endangered Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is found in southern India and Sri Lanka, the Himalayan foothills, Southeast Asia and Java. -kc

21 Cats Sitting And Sleeping EXACTLY Where They Shouldn't Be

The Endangered Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is found in southern India and Sri Lanka, the Himalayan foothills, Southeast Asia and Java. -kc

Pallas' cat (also known Manul) - The small, solitary wild cat inhabits uplands, hilly areas, steppes with rocky outcrops as well as semidesert areas throughout Asia and the Middle East. It resides on the cold grasslands of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia too. Pallas roams up to elevations of 4,000m but never regions of deep snow accumulation. Inclined toward aggressive natures. As kittens, they will growl before they can open their eyes. Status: Near Threatened  (Photographer Jodea)

Pallas' cat (also known Manul) - The small, solitary wild cat inhabits uplands, hilly areas, steppes with rocky outcrops as well as semidesert areas throughout Asia and the Middle East. It resides on the cold grasslands of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia too. Pallas roams up to elevations of 4,000m but never regions of deep snow accumulation. Inclined toward aggressive natures. As kittens, they will growl before they can open their eyes. Status: Near Threatened (Photographer Jodea)

Fishing Cats Born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. When swimming, the fishing cat may use its short, flattened tail like a rudder, helping control its direction in the water. Prionailurus viverrinus

Fishing Cats Born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. When swimming, the fishing cat may use its short, flattened tail like a rudder, helping control its direction in the water. Prionailurus viverrinus

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