Foreword to the second special issue on small wild cats

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Angie Appel
Shomita Mukherjee


We are delighted to present the second special issue on small wild cats that covers seven species with important updates on their distribution, tenacity and adaptability. Obtaining such information is now possible because of camera trapping becoming affordable and popular. The enthusiasm of the authors who contributed to this issue will hopefully inspire you.

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Garcia-Olaechea, A. & C.M. Hurtado (2016). Pampas Cat conservation in northwestern Peru. Small Wild Cat Conservation News 2: 10.

Ghimirey, Y. & P. Pal (2009). First camera trap image of Asiatic Golden Cat in Nepal. Cat News 51: 19.

Hodgson, B.H. (1831). Some account of a new species of Felis. Gleanings in Science III: 177–178.

Rai, J., K. Yadav, S . GC, R. Acharya, K. Thapa & Y. Ghimirey (2019). First record of Asiatic Golden Cat from Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale Area, Nepal. Cat News 69: 31.

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