The ornithology organization Manu has launched a mission to sterilize cats in the Marquesas. Caroline Blanvillain, a representative of Manu, recently launched this project on Fatu Hiva, the most isolated of the Marquesas Islands. Limiting the cat population will give native and endemic bird species a leg up in the battle for survival. Local bird species are also threatened by introduced birds that have monopolized valuable habitat and sources of food.
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