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Monday, July 14, 2008

Choosing Between Feral Cats and Coyotes

Here is an interesting story about coyotes feeding on feral cats.
University officials said experts from the California Department of Fish and Game and specialists in animal behavior had advised that "if a predictable source of prey is removed, the coyotes will typically move."

Activists say the cats are scapegoats in this case.

"If they're concerned about the safety of people, get rid of the coyotes," said Bill Dyer, Southern California regional director for In Defense of Animals, a national animal protection group.

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