predators

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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.

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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.