Preview – Big Cats

Big Cats 2
Picture Shows: Fishing cat A fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), Bangladesh, hunting for fish. Their Long whiskers detect fish moving in the shallows - helping to gauge the exact striking distance. Image Credit: BBC/NHU/Paul Williams.

This second episode looks at how felines have adapted to all kinds of environments.

Featured tonight are fishing cats from South East Asia who use their webbed paws to help them catch fish in ponds; African cats who can jump great heights to catch birds and insects; and jaguars in Costa Rica with jaws strong enough to eat turtles.

Big Cats is on BBC One at 21.00.

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