Habitat News

Feral cats now dominate the Australian landscape

Feral cats now inhabit virtually the entire Australian landscape, and have been implicated in multiple recent mammal extinctions by conservationists. Illuminating the urgency of controlling cat populations across the continent,…

Rhinos to get new homes in India

The greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in India is set to get two new homes in the state of West Bengal. All of the 250 rhinos in West Bengal occur…
The binturong or bearcat (Arctictis binturong). Photographed in Cambodia by Rhett A. Butler for Mongabay.

What is a binturong?

t has been said that the binturong is part bear, part cat, and has a monkey’s tail. Indeed, it does seem a bit like a composite animal, with parts gathered…
The binturong or bearcat (Arctictis binturong). Photographed in Cambodia by Rhett A. Butler for Mongabay.