Ferals running rampant

5 Jan 2017
Feral cat strolls through Australian rural area. Credit: Hugh McGregor.

New research, led by Dr Sarah Legge from The University of Queensland, brings together more than 40 of Australia’s top environmental scientists and evidence from nearly 100 separate studies across the country.

“Australia’s feral cat population fluctuates between 2.1 million when times are lean, up to 6.3 million when widespread rain results in plenty of available prey,” Dr Legge said.

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