cats

Feral cat with dead bird

Feral cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.

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A study of burrowing bettongs in the Australian desert has shown for the first time that exposing threatened native animals to small numbers of predators in the wild teaches them how to avoid their enemies.

Red fox web

Introduced predators such as foxes and cats are twice as deadly as native predators to Australia's unique native animals, a new study by UNSW researchers has found.