When a single cat wiped out an entire colony of fairy terns: Claire Greenwell

Talking Australia
Talking Australia
When a single cat wiped out an entire colony of fairy terns: Claire Greenwell
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Ecologist Claire Greenwell has dedicated her life to studying Western Australia’s fairy terns, an endangered seabird.
By AG STAFF August 6, 2020 Reading Time: < 1 Print this page

In 2019, Claire published her study which found that a single cat had wiped out an entire breeding colony in the town of Mandurah. The study went viral and highlighted the impact of both feral and pet cats on Australian wildlife.
 
This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Angela Heathcote (Digital Producer at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).
 
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