Feline Massacre: Australia Unveils Plan to Kill Two Million Feral Cats
VICE News ^ | 07/16/2015 | VICE News
Posted on 7/21/2015, 3:08:57 PM by ScottWalkerForPresident2016
The Australian government intends to eliminate two million feral cats by the end of the decade, Environment Minister Greg Hunt announced on Thursday, waging a war on hordes of felines that are said to be the single biggest threat to many of the country’s native species.
“By 2020, I want to see two million feral cats culled, five new islands and 10 new mainland areas as safe havens, free of feral cats, and control measures applied across 10 million hectares,” Hunt declared.
Millions of feral cats roam around the continent, and scientists say that they are a primary factor behind one of the world’s biggest extinction crises. Australia has seen the extinction of more mammals than any other nation, losing at least 29 indigenous…
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