Wild Cats

A few years ago, I set myself on an ambitious quest to see all species of wild cats in their natural habitat. Here are the trip reports and stories from my search for the wild cats

Pallass cat in sichuan

Wild cats of the Tibetan Plateau

Sprawled across the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau, in the remote northern tip of China’s Sichuan province, Ruoergai grassland is an extraordinary place. By…

Wild Cats of Costa Rica

While not considered a wild cat watching destination, Costa Rica is home to six species of wild felines: Jaguar, Puma, Ocelot, Margay, Oncilla and…

Pallas's cat on Ruoergai grassland

Where to see a Pallas’s cat

The Pallas’s cat or Manul (Otocolobus manul) is one of the most fiercely independent and enigmatic members of the feline family. No bigger than…

Siberian tiger at Moscow zoo

Moscow zoo in winter

Generally, I am not a big fan of zoos, but they do provide an opportunity to have a good look at the animals that…