Feral cat diet and predation on endangered endemic mammals on a biodiversity hot spot (Amami–Ohshima Island, Japan)

  title={Feral cat diet and predation on endangered endemic mammals on a biodiversity hot spot (Amami–Ohshima Island, Japan)},
  author={Kazumi Shionosaki and F. Yamada and T. Ishikawa and S. Shibata},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
  pages={343 - 352}
  • Kazumi Shionosaki, F. Yamada, +1 author S. Shibata
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Wildlife Research
  • Abstract Context. There has been concern that feral cats have negative impacts on the endangered endemic mammals of Amami-Ohshima Island, Japan, including the Amami rabbit, Pentalagus furnessi, Ryukyu long-tailed giant rat, Diplothrix legata, and Amami spiny rat, Tokudaia osimensis. However, no diet study of feral cat has been conducted to support the necessity of an urgent feasible feral-cat management for the island. Aims. The aims of the present study were to analyse feral-cat diet on Amami… CONTINUE READING
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