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Experimental evidence that feral cats cause local extirpation of small mammals in Australia's tropical savannas

Frank, Anke S.K.; Johnson, Christopher N.; Potts, Joanne M.; Fisher, Alaric; Lawes, Michael J.; Woinarski, John C.Z.; Tuft, Katherine; Radford, Ian J.; Gordon, Iain J.; Collis, Mary-Anne; Legge, Sarah

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Small mammal species are declining across northern Australia. Predation by feral cats Felis sylvestris catus is one hypothesised cause. Most evidence of cat impacts on native prey comes from islands, where cat densities are often high, but cats typically

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67002
Source: Journal of Applied Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12323

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