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Turtle gives the @urbanfishingcat project t-shirt the Fishing Cat stamp of approval! #fishingcat #conservation #urbanfishingcatproject


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Fishing cat | Godavari Mangroves | East Godavari District | Andhra Pradesh | India. PC Mannepuri Srikanth
Travelled 2 kilometres distance in 1:40 minutes continuously along with this fishing cat. It walked along the river bank and even crossed small creeks in search of prey. Me and my boat man moved parallel to this fishing cat with the help of rowing boat. Great time and witnessed nocturnal behaviour. This is one of the best sighting
#fishingcat #wildlife #wildlifephotography #natgeoyourshot #bbc #nature #sanctuaryasia #mangroves #fishingcatconservancy #forestdepartment #savefishingcats #urbanfishingcatproject #iucn #smallwildcats #wildcats #cat #cats #nocturnal #wetlands #animalkingdom #fishingcatworkinggroup #india #natgeoyourshot


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#fishingcat spotted at the Kala Pola last weekend! It’s so great to see our city guardian being highlighted by local artists. A perfect ending fir #fishingcatfebruary. Thank you @talksforthetrees for the photograph!
#urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwildlife #guardianofcolombo #colombo #srilanka #urbanwetland #wildlife #wildlifeart #animalart #smallcat #smallwildcat #urbanfishingcat


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So we had a field meeting with @savefishingcat @smallwildcats and @sagarfishingcat at our study site this morning. Turns out that @ashanthudugala and @anyaratnayaka both realized that they missed out on the #worldpangolinday celebrations! What is it that they say about great minds... 🤓 @savepangolinsofficial @pangolinsg @smallcatadvocacy
#urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwetlands #pangolin #conservation #awareness #wildlife #srilanka #endangeredspecies #urbanfishingcat


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Happy #world Pangolin Day! We know we are a day late, but better late than never right!
Here’s a pangolin captured on #trailcam by our project @urbanfishingcat ・・・
Our secret study site finally paid off when this tank lumbered past! The Indian Pangolin, Manis crassicaudata, is listed as #Endangered in the #IUCNRedList. There is almost nothing known about the species in any of its range countries. All pangolin species are heavily trafficked worldwide for their scales and meat. @savepangolinsofficial @iucnpangolinsg
#urbanfishingcatproject #pangolin #wildlife #endangeredwildlife #srilanka #indianpangolin


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#anyaratnayaka talking about her work with small cats. Younger generation with a passion for conservation! #scarwalk #urbanfishingcatproject #smallcatadvocacy #walkforawareness


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This morning we came across the most gorgeous set of Fishing Cat pugs. Seeing little hints of them is what makes not seeing the cats in the wild, worth it. It’s their way of saying hello ❤️
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #fishingcat #smallcat #srilanka #hellocolombo #pugmarks #wildlife #urbanwildlife #urbanwetlands #ramsar #urbanfishingcat


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Jim getting the 101 on hammering stakes in an urban wetland, without proper digging equipment 😂 @smallwildcats @madurangaranaweera .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #urbanwetlands #cameratrap #trailcam #fieldwork #urbanfishingcat


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Fishing cats are INCREDIBLE swimmers, and will often plunge head first into steams, lakes and ponds to catch their slippery prey!
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Photographer: @sethcasteel .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #fishingcatfebruary #wildlife #urbanwildlife #smallwildcat #smallcat #wildlifephotography #endangeredspecies #urbanfishingcat


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This #fishingcatfebruary we spreading the love, and celebrating all three of Sri Lanka’s small wild cats. So join us at our SCAT Walk and support your favourite small cat!
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We’ve got some awesome talks lined up, by renowned small wild cat expert Dr. Jim Sanderson, Nepali conservationist Sagar Dahal, Sri Lanka’s leopard legend Dr. Sriyanie Miththapala and many more, followed by field workshops conducted by @urbanfishingcat and @savefishingcat! .
Reserve your ticket - link in bio - or buy it at the starting line!
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Location: Diyasaru Park
Time: 7am - 12pm
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#srilanka #smallwildcats #scatwalk #conservation #urbanfishingcatproject #savefishingcats #awareness #runfortheirlives #srilankanwildlife #wildlife


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You’re pretty pawsome, cards are now available in our store! Link in bio. These can be given out to loved ones for Valentines or on any occasion! Fishing cats aren’t picky 🐱
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Illustration by the amazing @scribbles_by_c ! .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #wildlifeart #animalart #urbanfishingcat


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We have something adorable coming your way for #fishingcatfebruary and #Valentines! Watch this space for more info!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #animalart #fishingcat #urbanwildlife #urbanfishingcat


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This little fishing cat was seeing wondering around the @snowleopardconservancy event last week. We are such a supportive species 🤗
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Tshirts available. Link in bio.
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#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatmerch #fishingcatfebruary #fishingcat #endangeredspecies #snowleopard #urbanfishingcat


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Wetlands are prized lands, and not wastelands. They provide a wide range of ecosystem services. You just need to pay attention to them learn what they have to offer! .
@ramsar_convention_on_wetlands #urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwetlands #urbanwildlife #awareness #worldwetlandsday #urbanfishingcat


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Colombo’s going to change this @green_humour! Get ready to draw a special strip for us🐱
#urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwetlands #colombo #srilanka #fishingcat #urbanwildlife #urbanfishingcat
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#Repost @green_humour with @get_repost
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Happy World Wetland Day! As governments mould wetland conservation laws to suit the needs of 'development' initatives and real estate, let's hope for a better future for wetlands, one of our most valuable ecosystems.
http://www.greenhumour.com/2018/02/world-wetland-day.html
#wetlands #worldwetlandsday #flamingo #waterbirds #marshes #habitat #conservation #greenhumour #cartoons #comics #mumbai #india


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Happy World Wetlands Day! Here’s a little note from out partner project @urbanfishingcat reporting from Colombo.
#Repost @urbanfishingcat with @get_repost
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Happy World Wetlands Day fishing cat lovers! Did you know that the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation will be restoring 15 urban wetlands in Colombo to make the city a Wetland City. Public will be given limited access to these wetlands once complete, to learn about and enjoy these amazing habitats. Right now two are complete, and are open to the public - the Diyasaru Park and the Baddegana Wetland Park.
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The featured picture is our AMAZING study site - Diyasaru Park - which is chock-full of wildlife!
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Picture by: @devakaseneviratne .
#urbanfishingcatproject #worldwetlandsday #srilanka #colombo #urbanwetlands #urbanwildlife


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Happy World Wetlands Day fishing cat lovers! Did you know that the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation will be restoring 15 urban wetlands in Colombo to make the city a Wetland City. Public will be given limited access to these wetlands once complete, to learn about and enjoy these amazing habitats. Right now two are complete, and are open to the public - the Diyasaru Park and the Baddegana Wetland Park.
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The featured picture is our AMAZING study site - Diyasaru Park - which is chock-full of wildlife!
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Picture by: @devakaseneviratne .
#urbanfishingcatproject #worldwetlandsday #urbanfishingcat#srilanka #colombo #urbanwetlands #urbanwildlife


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@wildcatoasis fishing cat Fifi makes her debut on the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation wetland plan! @devansewell .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #urbanwildlife #smallwildcat #fishingcatfebruary #urbanfishingcat


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Our partner project @urbanfishingcat has kicked off Fishing Cat February 2018 in Colombo!
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It’s that time of the year again! Where we celebrate our favourite #feline! #Colombo, are you ready to get quacking??? .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #srilanka #urbanwildlife #fishingcat #smallwildcat #wildlifephotography #endangeredspecies


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Well done Sri Lanka! We are the world’s first ethical sourcing destination, and the world’s first ethical tea producer! .
#urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #ceylontea #srilankaapparel #ethicalindustry #urbanfishingcat


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When you’re so cold, your whole body starts shaking, but people think you’re nervous about presentation 😫
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#urbanfishingcatproject #toocold #urbanfishingcat


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It’s that time of the year again! Where we celebrate our favourite #feline! #Colombo, are you ready to get quacking??? .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #srilanka #urbanwildlife #fishingcat #smallwildcat #wildlifephotography #endangeredspecies #urbanfishingcat


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Look out for the giant fishing cat at the Diyasaru Wetland Park, in honour of World Wetlands Day! @eric.losh has this local artist done justice to your original? .
#worldwetlandsday #urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwildlife #wildlifeart #urbanwetlands @ramsar_convention_on_wetlands #urbanfishingcat


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The secret study site coughed up another gem of a species! Can you guess what and where it is? 🤩 Answer on Friday!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #wildlife #mysteryanimal #urbanfishingcat


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We have been working with @scribbles_by_c on something cute for Fishing Cat February!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcatfebruary #urbanfishingcat


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Our secret study site finally paid off when this tank lumbered past! The Indian Pangolin, Manis crassicaudata, is listed as #Endangered in the #IUCNRedList. There is almost nothing known about the species in any of its range countries. All pangolin species are heavily trafficked worldwide for their scales and meat. @savepangolinsofficial @iucnpangolinsg
#urbanfishingcatproject #pangolin #wildlife #endangeredwildlife #srilanka #indianpangolin #urbanfishingcat


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Sometimes we need to think out if the box when hammering in stakes 😂 @madurangaranaweera .
#urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwetlands #fieldwork #srilanka #colombo #urbanfishingcat


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Mr. Kumara getting us the location of the latest fishing cat casualty. .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #srilanka #urbanfishingcat


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A happy story and some cute kittens from our friends at @urbanfishingcat
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Yesterday we got a call about two fishing cat kittens that were found in a garden in Battaramulla. The kits were walking through a home garden with mum, when the owners of the house came outside with a cup of tea. Shocked, mum and the kits ran in two different directions.
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The lost kits were retrieved by the owners of the house and taken to the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC), where they spent the day after being looked over for injuries.
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Later on in the evening they were taken back to the location where they were found, and left in the trap cage to make sure they were safe from a very large water monitor that was eyeballing them. At around 7.30pm, the kits growling stomachs prompted them to start chirping for mum, and much to the delight of the home owner, mum started quacking back!
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Carefully, the DWC handlers opened the trap door and backed away. The kittens slowly slunk out of the cage, looking left and right, until they spotted their mother sitting in some brush, before dashing towards her.
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This is such a great story! Well done to all parties involved in reuniting this fishing cat family!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #srilanka #colombo #urbanwildlife #smallwildcat #smallcat #wildcat #smallcatconservation #conservation #wildlife #endangeredspecies #wildlifeconservation


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Come on people. Stop stealing my camera traps 😭 .
#urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #conservation #cameratraps #trailcam #urbanfishingcat


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Yesterday we got a call about two fishing cat kittens that were found in a garden in Battaramulla. The kits were walking through a home garden with mum, when the owners of the house came outside with a cup of tea. Shocked, mum and the kits ran in two different directions.
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The lost kits were retrieved by the owners of the house and taken to the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC), where they spent the day after being looked over for injuries.
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Later on in the evening they were taken back to the location where they were found, and left in the trap cage to make sure they were safe from a very large water monitor that was eyeballing them. At around 7.30pm, the kits growling stomachs prompted them to start chirping for mum, and much to the delight of the home owner, mum started quacking back!
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Carefully, the DWC handlers opened the trap door and backed away. The kittens slowly slunk out of the cage, looking left and right, until they spotted their mother sitting in some brush, before dashing towards her.
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This is such a great story! Well done to all parties involved in reuniting this fishing cat family!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #srilanka #colombo #urbanwildlife #smallwildcat #smallcat #wildcat #smallcatconservation #conservation #wildlife #endangeredspecies #wildlifeconservation #urbanfishingcat


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Now that is one insane cat 😳
#Repost @urbanfishingcat (@get_repost)
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Can you imagine that our fishing cats are related to this beast! The infamous Saber-tooth tiger, Smilodon californicus, was a wee bit shorter than a present day lion, but twice as heavy. Their dagger like canines were thought to grip and hold down prey, but recent studies suggest that due to the fragile structure of the canines, they were more likely used to rip open the belly and throat of prey species. Eek! .
#smilodon #smilodoncalifornicus #sabertooth #sabertoothtiger #labreatarpits #urbanfishingcatproject #fossil #california #californiasabertooth


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Can you imagine that our fishing cats are related to this beast! The infamous Saber-tooth tiger, Smilodon californicus, was a wee bit shorter than a present day lion, but twice as heavy. Their dagger like canines were thought to grip and hold down prey, but recent studies suggest that due to the fragile structure of the canines, they were more likely used to rip open the belly and throat of prey species. Eek! .
#smilodon #smilodoncalifornicus #sabertooth #sabertoothtiger #labreatarpits #urbanfishingcatproject #fossil #california #californiasabertooth #urbanfishingcat


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From being featured in the @natgeo and @silkair magazines, getting a new logo (thanks @eric.losh), meeting Bandu (the ambassador fishing cat) in person for the first time, speaking at the @wildnetorg expo, saving a baby fishing cat, and becoming affiliated with @global_wildlife_conservation, we could definitely say that 2017 was pretty amazing for the project. And now we can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store! .
#urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #conservation #fishingcat #smallwildcat #smallcat #bestnine2017 #wildlifeconservation #cats #catsofinstagram #urbanfishingcat


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So the mystery tail belonged to none other than Mr. Fishing Cat 🐱 .
#urbanfishingcatproject #fishishingcat #smallwildcat #srilanka #urbanwildlife #urbanwetlands #wildlife


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Can you help us identify who this tail belongs to?
#urbanfishingcatproject


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Still looking for the purr-fect Christmas cards? @urbanfishingcat has got you covered with these adorable Felis Navidad cards illustrated by the incredible @scribbles_by_c ! Tap over to their profile to get the link!
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#urbanfishingcatproject #felisnavidad #christmas #fishingcat


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Our Felis Navidad Christmas cards are the purr-fect way to wish your loved ones this holiday season! Link in bio!
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They were illustrated by the incredible @scribbles_by_c !
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@global_wildlife_conservation @ohiocheetah @wildnetorg #urbanfishingcatproject #felisnavidad #christmas #fishingcat


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Every home owners worst nightmare, but adorable all the same. Here’s the magnificent Asian palm civet, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus.
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#urbanfishingcatproject #palmcivet #civet #asianpalmcivet #srilanka #trailcam #urbanwetland #urbanwildlife


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This is one to save for the next #wildlifephotofail Awards! 😂

#Repost @urbanfishingcat
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Excuse me? Did that #fishingcat really just spray my camera?
#urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #urbanwildlife #wildlife #urbanwetland #smallcat #smallwildcat #wildcat


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We did some camera trap checks and some fishing cat detection training with the volunteer field assistants. I must say they are quite good at the job... until they come across a puddle that is 😒 ➡️ #urbanfishingcat #detectiondogs #fielddogs #urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #urbanwetlands


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We have some amazing Christmas cards lined up this holiday season. They have been “scribbled” by Sri Lanka’s one and only @scribbledbyc!
Keep an eye on this space for more information!
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a piece commissioned by sri lankan wildlife conservationist (and incredibly talented artist) @anyaratnayaka for the @urbanfishingcat project. the urban fishing cat project aims to protect integral wetland eco systems and it's nocturnal, elusive predator, the fishing cat, one of the four wild cat species in sri lanka. fishing cats are considered endangered, something we hope will change (for the better) very soon. .
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#fishingcat #urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #srilankanwildlife #wetlands #conservation #colombo #seasonal #christmas #fairylights #festive


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a piece commissioned by sri lankan wildlife conservationist (and incredibly talented artist) @anyaratnayaka for the @urbanfishingcat project. the urban fishing cat project aims to protect integral wetland eco systems and it's nocturnal, elusive predator, the fishing cat, one of the four wild cat species in sri lanka. fishing cats are considered endangered, something we hope will change (for the better) very soon. .
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#fishingcat #urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #srilankanwildlife #wetlands #conservation #colombo #seasonal #christmas #fairylights #festive


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One of the best and freshest fishing cat tracks we have ever come across. Just look at that catwalk! 😍 #urbanfishingcatproject #fishingcat #srilanka #urbanwildlife #wildlife #conservation #animals #smallwildcats #smallcats #tracks


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We captured a mystery animal on camera trap last week! Can anyone guess what it could be?

A: Giant rat
B: Crocodile
C: Otter
D: New species

#urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwildlife #crocodile #giantrat #otter #mysteryanimal #srilanka #urbanwetlands


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Got to tie those cameras up high to avoid the wetland’s rising water levels, as it soaks up rain water from the surrounding area. #urbanfishingcatproject #urbanwetlands #trailcamera #covertilluminator #cameratrap #srilanka


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I had such an amazing time talking to the keepers and volunteers at the @sanfranciscozoo today! This is the first I’ve spoken at a zoo, and they made me feel so at home! To top it all off, their fishing cat, Goldfish, put on a little show for us and caught a fish for lunch! #urbanfishingcatproject #conservation #awareness #wildlife #fishingcat #sanfrancisco #sanfranciscozoo


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Our fidget toy for the day. Otter! I have a feeling no one is going to be paying attention to the workshops today 😬 #urbanfishingcatproject #otterrhepupper #wcn


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What an incredible day - listening to greatest wildlife conservationists and their efforts to save wildlife. They shared stories about the numerous challenges they face at different levels, working with the local people and bringing a change in wildlife habitat. #janegoodall #wildlifeconservation #lionproject #iaindouglashamilton #elephants #cheetah #urbanfishingcatproject #wildnetorg #ewasolions #wildlifeconservationnetwork #wcnexpo17 @ewasolions @savetheelephants @oceanswellorg @wildnetorg #conservation #savewildlife


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Oh yeah! Check out that sticker 😎 #stickermule #urbanfishingcatproject @eric.losh #wcnexpo17 #wcnexpo


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Expo table! So much merch! Isn’t our board amazing!!! #urbanfishingcatproject #wcnexpo #wcnexpo17 #fishingcat conservation


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Proud to be one of the two Sri Lankan women conservationists at the Wildlife Conservation Network’s Wildlife Conservation Expo 2017. We both work with mammals that love water (@ashadevos ‘s blue whales don’t really have a choice though), and we both love chocolate chip cookies! .
If you are in the San Francisco area, drop by on Saturday the 14th at the Mission Bay Conference Center to hear about our amazing species! .
@wildnetorg @oceanswellorg #wcnexpo17 #urbanfishingcatproject #wcnexpo #sanfrancisco #fishingcat #bluewhale


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And finally Guarani the Geoffroy’s cat. Tiny compared to her companions, she was a bit shy to come out at first, but once she was comfortable, all she wanted to do was rub against Rob and try her best to get off the table to go explore! The small wild cats were brought by the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Center (wildcatfund.org). #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness #geoffroyscat #ambassadoranimal


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You’ve read about him on our blog (thanks Dylan), and you’ve wished him happy birthday. Here is the infamous Bandhu! The fishing cat I’ve been dying to meet, finally eating fish in front of me. His gorgeous smell clung to every surface of the room. A thick pungent scent that only a true fishing cat lover could appreciate - and there were quite a few today! Bandhu is the ONLY fishing cat ambassador that actually travels to venues to educate kids and adults about his species. He is also of Sri Lankan origin, so we should all be very proud 😊 The small wild cats were brought by the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Center (wildcatfund.org). #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness #fishingcat #ambassadoranimal


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Hi Chachi! What a gorgeous little man! He is an ocelot, and one of the three ambassador small wild cats who came out on stage today. The small wild cats were brought by the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Center (wildcatfund.org). #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness #ocelot #ambassadoranimal


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The moment we have all been waiting for! The small wild cat ambassadors that were brought for the fundraiser #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness


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Talking about the coolest cats in town, Colombo’s one and only friendly backyard beast. #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness


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Dr. Jim Sanderson giving his introductory talk. #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness


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The Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation fundraise has begun! #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #wildcats #conservation #awareness


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T minus 4 hours for the Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation (SWCCF) fundraiser. Excited about our new business cards! Aren’t they pretty 😁 #urbanfishingcatproject #smallwildcats #conservation #awareness #wildlife #wildcats


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While Maduranga mans the camera traps, I've been travelling a lot over the past two months, talking about our amazing urban fishing cats. To add to the itinerary, I've been invited as Dr. Jim Sanderson's guest speaker at the @wildnetorg Wildlife Conservation Expo 2017, held in San Francisco on 14 October 2017. The small wild cat talk (and fishing cat talk) will be on at 4.00pm at the Mission Bay Conference Centre.
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You can also come meet us at our Expo table after the event for some awesome merchandise!
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#wildlifeconservationnetwork #wcnexpo #urbanfishingcatproject #awareness #conservation


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When the fishing cat you've been trying to capture for three months tells you what's he really thinks about you 💔☹️💔#WildlifePhotoFail #urbanfishingcatproject #srilanka #fishingcat #conservation #urbanwildlife #urbanwetland


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We will be talking about our urban fishing cats at the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund fundraiser! So excited to be given this opportunity, and to also hopefully meet the infamous Bandhu! #urbanfishingcatproject #conservation #awareness #fishingcat


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We will be talking about our urban fishing cats at the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund fundraiser! So excited to be given this opportunity, and to also hopefully meet the infamous Bandhu! #urbanfishingcatproject #conservation #awareness #fishingcat


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