Gallery description : fishing cat

Fishing Cat usually inhabits variety of wetland habitats. It has a fur skin type. The diet is carnivore. The top speed it can reach is 55kph (34mph). Fishing Cat which scientific name is prionailurus viverrinus usually grows 57cm - 85cm (22.4in - 33.4in). The life span is 10 - 12 years. The average weight of the fishing cat is 5.5kg - 8kg (12lbs - 17.6lbs).

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Facts about fishing cats
NameFishing Cat
HabitatVariety of wetland habitats
GroupMammal
Skin TypeFur
LifestyleNocturnal
Scientific NamePrionailurus viverrinus
DietCarnivore
Weight5.5kg - 8kg (12lbs - 17.6lbs)
Life Span10 - 12 years
OrderCarnivora
KingdomAnimalia
GenusPrionailurus
Common NameFishing cat
FamilyFelidae
ColourOlive-grey, black
Conservation StatusEndangered
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHuman
Top Speed55kph (34mph)
Average Litter Size2
PhylumChordata
PreyFish, shellfish, snakes
Size (L)57cm - 85cm (22.4in - 33.4in)
Image Details
Description Fishing cat. Fishing Cat from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (Photo/Karen Povey)
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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