stray cats threatening amami rabbits

cat threaten okinawa animals


amami rabbits, Ryukyu long-tailed giant rat and Tokunoshima spiny rat are only found on two of the island in Kagoshima. amani rabbit is often called a living fossil. locals brought cats on the islands for rodent control, but the cats reproduce so quickly and are abandoned in the wild. these stray cats are preying on these rare animals on these islands and became a threat to them.

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