The impact of free-ranging domestic cats on wildlife of the United States.

@article{Loss2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of free-ranging domestic cats on wildlife of the United States.},
  author={Scott R Loss and Tom Will and Peter P Marra},
  journal={Nature communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          1396
        }
}
Anthropogenic threats, such as collisions with man-made structures, vehicles, poisoning and predation by domestic pets, combine to kill billions of wildlife annually. Free-ranging domestic cats have been introduced globally and have contributed to multiple wildlife extinctions on islands. The magnitude of mortality they cause in mainland areas remains speculative, with large-scale estimates based on non-systematic analyses and little consideration of scientific data. Here we conduct a… CONTINUE READING

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