Fight for the Wild

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Anyone interested in birds, bird conservation and, in particular, the strategy of feral animal control will find it fascinating. New Zealand has embarked on an amazingly ambitious Feral Free by 2050 project. New Zealand have provided world leadership in feral animal management.

Quantico Has No Compassion for Feral Cats

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Quantico Military Base is really behaving cruelly when it comes to the feral cats on its base. They've prohibited feeding and want the animals trapped. It is NOT the animals' fault that they have been abandoned to miserable lives. (Of We do not support or promote feral animals on the base,” flatly stated Bruce Frizzell, head of the Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs office. We worry about wildlife, disease and nuisance animals.”

The Poo Ponds

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These waste water treatment plants offer the perfect environment to bird-life due to the fact that water is constantly available and is fenced for further protection from feral animals. Australia is a dry continent and as such all bird-life needs to take advantage of any fresh water that is available. During wet years the bird-life has the incredible adaptability to find fresh water lakes in the middle of the continent.

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Feral Cats in American Cities

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The other day, Minneapolis, Minnesota passed a feral cat ordinance. So I put together a “carnival” (of sorts) of Feral Cat Ordinances and Issues that samples current events across the US. From the Star Tribune : Feral cats win a round at Minneapolis City Hall. But about two-thirds of the people speaking supported the new measure, including Dan Niziolek, director of Minneapolis Animal Care and Control.

Lake Bindegolly National Park

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There was also evidence of the damage that feral pigs can do all along the trail and along the water’s edge and we soon came across a small group of them. No doubt the National Parks are aware of the situation, but it is also hard to deal with feral animals in remote areas. Feral pigs. On our recent trip to Queensland we travelled inland to avoid the rain on the coast.

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