“Theesa” is a newly identified Female Fishing Cat. A Fishing Cat is a nocturnal animal hunting along the edges of watercourses, grabbing prey from the water, and sometimes diving into the water to catch prey, which are mostly fish. Theesa is approximately 2-3 years old and the identification method is that it has a small cut mark on its left ear. Best time to spot is May to November (Dry Season)

Location: Sigiriya (Jetwing Vil Uyana)

Image Courtesy: Chaminda Jayasekara