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Cats in US kill billions of birds, mammals, study finds

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Domestic cats in the United States kill up to 3.7 billion birds and as many as 20.7 billion mice, voles and other small mammals each year, biologists estimated on Tuesday.

 

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US cats kill up to 3.7 billion birds every year

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"I was stunned," said ornithologist Peter Marra of the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute, who conducted the study with Loss, and US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Tom Will. Live Science noted that it's difficult to know the exact number ...

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Killer cats prowl your bird feeders

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The research “stunned” ornithologist Peter Marra of the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute. He and a Smithsonian colleague and a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist conducted the study. That's alarming given that about one-third of the ...

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Pet Tales: Cats outdoors ruffle feathers

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Last December HSUS convened a conference in Los Angeles to try to integrate the "research and science concerning outdoor cats" with "better policy that protects cats, birds and other wildlife." Mr. Pacelle praises "the thousands of organizations and ...

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