Monthly Archives: November 2017
With their immense home ranges, Black-footed Cats spend about 70% of the night hunting. They move between 4.5 and 16 km, averaging 8.5 km per night. These distances represent odometer readings of the tracking vehicle, while 16 km moved by the truck would correspond to more than 30 km moved by the cat zig-zagging between bushes and termite mounds.
Cub was likely left in the safety of a sugarcane field in Shirur, Pune, when mother was going on hunt, said experts who released it and saw the mother carry it away.
(Mumbai, India – the place where they can live peacefully close to leopards; ed.)