How many reptiles are killed by cats in Australia?

@article{Woinarski2018HowMR,
  title={How many reptiles are killed by cats in Australia?},
  author={J. Woinarski and B. Murphy and Russell Palmer and S. Legge and C. Dickman and Tim S. Doherty and G. Edwards and A. Nankivell and J. Read and D. Stokeld},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={45},
  pages={247 - 266}
}
  • J. Woinarski, B. Murphy, +7 authors D. Stokeld
  • Published 2018
  • Biology
  • Wildlife Research
  • Abstract Context. Feral cats (Felis catus) are a threat to biodiversity globally, but their impacts upon continental reptile faunas have been poorly resolved. Aims. To estimate the number of reptiles killed annually in Australia by cats and to list Australian reptile species known to be killed by cats. Methods. We used (1) data from >80 Australian studies of cat diet (collectively >10 000 samples), and (2) estimates of the feral cat population size, to model and map the number of reptiles… CONTINUE READING
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