Bird-killing cats are scared of the woods

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The new finding is good news for wildlife, especially birds, in more rural settings, said study author George Hess, an urban conservation scientist at North Carolina State University.

“Protected areas that we put cameras out in had very few photos of cats, the implication being that there are not a lot of cats in those protected areas,” Hess told Live Science. “Bird kills in those protected areas should be lower.” Read more…

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