The bay cat (Catopuma badia), also known as Borneo bay cat and Bornean bay cat, is a small wild cat endemic to the island of Borneo that appears to be relatively rare compared to sympatric wild cats, based on the paucity of historical, as well as recent records. Since 2002, it has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because it is estimated that fewer than 2,500 mature individuals exist, and that the population declined in the past. The bay cat has been recorded as rare and seems to occur at relatively low density, even in pristine habitat.
Also known as
This breed is also called Bay, Bay Cat, Bornean Bay Cat, Bornean Cat, Bornean Marbled Cat, Bornean Red Cat, Borneo Bay Cat, Catopuma Badia as well as Pardofelis Badia.
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