Feral cats live, hunt and reproduce in the wild. They are the same species as domestic cats but differ in how and where they live. Feral cats have the body shape, acute senses and fine coordination perfectly suited for stalking and capturing prey.
YouTube video: Chris Dickman is a Professor in Terrestrial Ecology at the School of Biological Sciences, Sydney University. He has studied interactions between native and introduced species in the arid […]
Emerging evidence increasingly illustrates the importance of a holistic, rather than taxon-specific, approach to the study of ecological communities. Considerable resources are expended to manage both introduced and native mammalian […]
Invasive species have been recognised as the key problem in the Border Rivers-Gwydir catchment which was found in a 2007- 08 survey titled ‘Understanding Natural Resource Management from a Landholders […]
A new wave of extinctions is now threatening Australian mammals, this time in northern Australia, according to a group of leading Australian scientists. Since European settlement, the deepest loss of […]
Twenty-one feral cats were radio-tracked using direct sighting and triangulation techniques (amassing 730 location fixes) during winter in an agricultural landscape in central-western New South Wales. Factors affecting home-range size, […]
Few studies of populations of feral cats have simultaneously monitored the seasonal abundance of primary prey and the possible ?prey-switch? to alternative prey when primary prey abundance declines. On Stewart […]