Too many Marquesan cats…

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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