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In Images: The Rare Bay Cat of Borneo

Caught on camera

bay cat, borneo bay cat

(Image credit: Sebastian Kennerknecht | Panthera)

An elusive bay cat was recently caught on camera in Borneo

Bay cat

bay cat in borneo illustration

(Image credit: Priscilla Barrett)

The mysterious creatures have been only rarely caught on film.

Mysterious cat

camera trap photo of bay cat in Borneo

(Image credit: A.J. Hearn/J. Ross/Wild CRU)

The first bay cat was photographed in 1998. Deforestation is threatening the species, which lives only on the island of Borneo.

Elusive creature

a grey male bay cat on camera trap

(Image credit: A.J. Hearn/J. Ross/WildCRU)

The IUCN lists the bay cat as endangered.

Camera trapped

bay cat in Borneo

(Image credit: A.J. Hearn/J. Ross/WildCRU)

Here, a female gray bay cat caught on camera trap.

Night hunters

bay cat on camera trap Borneo

(Image credit: A.J. Hearn/J. Ross/WildCRU)

A bay cat caught on camera trap in Borneo