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Articles related to feral cats

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Feature: Top Dog: How Dingoes Save Native Animals
Dingoes are considered a pest by land managers in Central Australia, but it turns out they are effective pest managers of feral cats and foxes – until the rains come.
Feature: Does Culling Work?
Culling of pests such as foxes, feral cats and dingoes can have unexpected and completely undesirable effects.
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Feature: Know Your Enemy
An ingenious experiment has tested whether shared evolutionary history enables bilbies to detect threats from dingoes but not feral cats.
Browse: Cause of Native Mammal Declines in Northern Australia Revealed
Browse: Devils Needed on the Mainland Browse: Cats Kill More Than One Million Australian Birds Per Day