Cats and Their Impact on Wildlife Populations

by: Irwin Slesnick

Could you be harboring a killer in your home? Is it possible that the cute little cat snoozing so angelically on the sofa is one of the major predators of wildlife in the United States? With a U.S. population of 60 million cats, researchers estimate that cats are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of birds each year. This attention-grabbing topic is sure to “ruffle a few feathers” and generate lively discussions among your students.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2004Stock # PB190X_2

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