Breeding out bad genes to protect biodiversity

October 24th, 2022

The Veterinarian, Other, 23/10/2022
Although their presence in the landscape has been relatively short, the impact feral cats have made on Australia’s native wildlife has been significant, with estimates of nearly two thousand native animals birds, reptiles, mammals, and frogs falling prey to feral cats every minute. […] Scientists from CSIRO are hoping new gene technologies they have developed could help halt this destruction, not only by cats, but also the environmental damage caused by other invasive species.

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