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Feral cat control could benefit from different approach

Posted August 15, 2013

New research from Tufts University scientists shows that feral cats that undergo a vasectomy or hysterectomy could reduce a feral colony's numbers more effectively than the traditional approach of neutering. This may be because vasectomized cats retain reproductive hormones, in addition to not being able to reproduce, and therefore protect their turf from sexually intact competitors.

Conservation efforts might encourage some to hunt lions

Posted August 5, 2013

Some East African Maasai pastoralists may be hunting lions as a form of political protest, according to a new study.