What is a Rusty Spotted Cat?

Rusty Spotted Cat (Prionailurus rubiginosns) is the smallest wild cat in Sri Lanka.

Where do they live?

They are distributed in India and Sri Lanka. They mainly occur in moist and dry forests as well as scrub and grass lands. They prefer dense vegetation.

Are they endangered?

It has been listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

What do they eat?

They feed mainly on rodents, birds, lizards, frogs and insects.

What threats do they face?

Habitat loss and the spread cultivation are serious problems for most species.

Can I see one?

Yes! Join with Jetwing Vil Uyana Night walk to explore the Nocturnal species.Rusty spotted cat at Jetwing Vil Uyana Rusty spotted cat at Jetwing Vil Uyana